OpenLDAP 2.4 README For a description of what this distribution contains, see the ANNOUNCEMENT file in this directory. For a description of changes from previous releases, see the CHANGES file in this directory. This is 2.4 release, it includes significant changes from prior releases. REQUIRED SOFTWARE Building OpenLDAP Software requires a number of software packages to be preinstalled. Additional information regarding prerequisite software can be found in the OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide. Base system (libraries and tools): Standard C compiler (required) Cyrus SASL 2.1.21+ (recommended) OpenSSL 0.9.7+ (recommended) Reentrant POSIX REGEX software (required) SLAPD: BDB and HDB backends require Oracle Berkeley DB 4.4 - 4.8, or 5.0 - 5.1. It is highly recommended to apply the patches from Oracle for a given release. CLIENTS/CONTRIB ware: Depends on package. See per package README. MAKING AND INSTALLING THE DISTRIBUTION Please see the INSTALL file for basic instructions. More detailed instructions can be found in the OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide (see DOCUMENTATION section). DOCUMENTATION The OpenLDAP Administrator's Guide is available in the guide.html file in the doc/guide/admin directory. The guide and a number of other documents are available at <http://www.openldap.org/doc/admin/guide.html>. The distribution also includes manual pages for most programs and library APIs. See ldap(3) for details. The OpenLDAP website is available and contains the latest LDAP news, releases announcements, pointers to other LDAP resources, etc.. It is located at <http://www.OpenLDAP.org/>. The OpenLDAP Software FAQ is available at <http://www.openldap.org/faq/>. SUPPORT / FEEDBACK / PROBLEM REPORTS / DISCUSSIONS OpenLDAP Software is user supported. If you have problems, please review the OpenLDAP FAQ <http://www.openldap.org/faq/> and archives of the OpenLDAP-software and OpenLDAP-bugs mailing lists <http://www.openldap.org/lists/>. If you cannot find the answer, please enquire on the OpenLDAP-software list. Issues, such as bug reports, should be reported using our Issue Tracking System <http://www.OpenLDAP.org/its/>. Do not use this system for software enquiries. Please direct these to an appropriate mailing list. CONTRIBUTING See <http://www.openldap.org/devel/contributing.html> for information regarding how to contribute code or documentation to the OpenLDAP Project for inclusion in OpenLDAP Software. While you are encouraged to coordinate and discuss the development activities on the <firstname.lastname@example.org> mailing list prior to submission, it is noted that contributions must be submitted using the Issue Tracking System <http://www.openldap.org/its/> to be considered. --- $OpenLDAP$ This work is part of OpenLDAP Software <http://www.openldap.org/>. Copyright 1998-2020 The OpenLDAP Foundation. All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted only as authorized by the OpenLDAP Public License. A copy of this license is available in the file LICENSE in the top-level directory of the distribution or, alternatively, at <http://www.OpenLDAP.org/license.html>. OpenLDAP is a registered trademark of the OpenLDAP Foundation.