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Ypldapd is a Network Information Service (NIS) server which uses LDAP as its information source. Using ypldapd, existing NIS clients can transparently use LDAP to resolve user, group and host information. Enterprises can thus realize the benefits of LDAP, such as its distribution and scalability, without ugprading clients. Used in conjunction with LDAP server technologies such as Netscape's Directory Server, ypldapd can provide single sign on to both NT and UNIX clients.


Recent releases

  •  25 Jun 2002 20:29

    Release Notes: Better error handling in the preload cache, better parsing of services and netgroups in migration scripts, correct reporting of cache statistics on Solaris, a configurable listen port and address, and other parsing/preloading bugfixes since 2.0FCS.

    •  14 Apr 2002 15:07

      Release Notes: Support for AIX and FreeBSD was added. support for Active Directory is now supported, and cache parameters can now be tuned more finely. Various bugfixes were made.

      •  27 Jun 1999 23:39

        Release Notes: Groups may include uniqueMembers as well as memberUids; the prefix used for userPasswords is configurable; additional search criteria may be specified at runtime; naming contexts have changed to be compatible with those in rfc2307bis/Solaris 8; empty passwords in the directory are now correctly presented.


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