[CentOS] OpenLDAP support in future versions of CentOS

Tue Aug 28 23:39:15 UTC 2018
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

> Am 28.08.2018 um 23:08 schrieb mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>:
> Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>> On Tue, 28 Aug 2018 at 14:56, mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>> Patrick Laimbock wrote:
>>>> On 28-08-18 17:51, Alicia Smith wrote:
>>>>> I just joined this mailing list, so I apologize in advance if this
>>>>> topic has already been covered.
>>>>> 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/
>>>>> However, we mainly use CentOS and while it's a RH derivative, I
>>>>> wanted to find out what CentOS plans on doing in this regard. Will
>>>>> you continue to include OpenLDAP or will it simply be removed?
>>>>> I wasn't able to find any CentOS related articles in response to
>>>>> this, and the only thing I did find that said CentOS hasn't released
>>>>> whether they will continue to support it or not is from two years
>>>>> ago?
>>>>> https://daasi.de/en/2017/09/25/red-hat-wont-continue-openldap-suppo
>>>>> rt-r hel-8-daasi-international-supports-migration/
>>>>> Any updates/feedback/information is appreciated :)
>>>> In addition to Johnny's feedback, here's my 2 cents. On the OpenLDAP
>>>> mailing list users with problems with RHEL/CentOS provided OpenLDAP
>>>> have been advised for years to use the latest OpenLDAP RPMs from
>>>> https://ltb-project.org/ or from https://symas.com which also
>>>> provides paid support. The OpenLDAP version included in RHEL 7 (and
>>>> thus CentOS 7) is 2.4.44 which is missing a ton of fixes compared to
>>>> upstream's latest release.
>>>> tl;dr use the latest RPMs from the LTB Project or Hymas.
>>> Ok, problem for me: all our servers and workstation are connected to
>>> the AD. If I need to check on something, I'll run ldapsearch, which is
>>> from openldap-clients. Is there any advice of what we're supposed to use
>>> instead?
>> First off, you have years to figure it out. While it is "deprecated"
>> in RHEL-7.5, that just means that the next major (not minor) release will
>> not have it.
>> Second there is an ldapsearch in 389. It is 'buried' at the moment
>> because it would conflict with the shipped one and I don't know if it will
>> move:
>> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Directory_Server/8.2
>> /html/Administration_Guide/Examples-of-common-ldapsearches.html
> *snicker* So, alternatives->?

# rpm -qf /usr/share/doc/perl-LDAP-0.40/bin/ldapsearch

I never tried this one. Unsure if usable as replacement ...