Adldap2 10.1.0

Adldap2 is a PHP package that provides LDAP authentication and directory management tools. The project has just released version 10.1.0, which appears to add support for query caching, pagination, and the ability to free memory after performing a query. It also fixes an issue in which it used an incorrect default port number when trying to establish an LDAPS connection.

LDAP Tool Box OpenLDAP 2.4.48 for Debian and Ubuntu

The LDAP Tool Box project offers a number of tools, scripts, and other niceties for working with LDAP. They previously announced RPMs for OpenLDAP for RedHat and CentOS versions 6, 7, and 8. Today, they tweeted that packages are also available for the Wheezy, Jessie, Stretch, and Buster versions of Debian. The site suggests that they should also work on the Debian-based Ubuntu distribution as well. These packages are available at

LDAP Tool Box OpenLDAP Init Script Version 2.5

The LDAP Tool Box project provides a set of LDAP-related applications, administrative tools, and other utilities. They have just released the version 2.5 of their OpenLDAP init script component, which can be used to ensure that an OpenLDAP server is started on system boot. Improvements in the 2.5 release include systemd support and a fix to an issue that could occur when invoking a command with the su utility on a system that has a login banner.

Improving Searches Targeting Undefined Attributes in 389 Directory Server

Developer William Brown has written an LDAP Filter Syntax Validation blog post in which he describes upcoming improvements to the way that 389 Directory Server processes search operations that target attributes that are not defined in the server schema, and how they weigh the benefit of fixing an issue in the server against the potential disruption to clients that might depend on a potentially undesirable behavior.