On Aug 28, 2018, at 9:51 AM, Alicia Smith <asmith at mozilla.com> wrote: > > Red Hat and Suse announced they are no longer supporting OpenLDAP in future > releases. > https://www.ostechnix.com/redhat-and-suse-announced-to- > withdraw-support-for-openldap/ I only see a link to the SuSE announcement from that article. The Red Hat links just talk about how 398 is preferred, but don’t actually say OpenLDAP is deprecated. Is there a public Red Hat announcement of this somewhere? I’ve searched the RHEL 7.4 and 7.5 release notes, and I don’t see anything about it being deprecated there. We use the OpenLDAP libraries to talk to other LDAP implementations. (We don’t use the OpenLDAP server itself.) A skim of the docs at port389.org says they use the Mozilla LDAP API, but that library doesn’t appear to be in the CentOS 7 package repository: $ yum search ldap | grep devel openldap-devel.i686 : LDAP development libraries and header files openldap-devel.x86_64 : LDAP development libraries and header files We’d like to get ahead of this and migrate, if that’s going to be forced on us by CentOS 8, but is there a better path than just building Mozilla’s LDAP client libraries from source? Maybe CentOS 8 beta will appear sometime soon so I can start work on the migration within a development VM?