Red Hat Directory Server 9
Enhancements to the 389-ds Package
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The 389-ds-base package, and several dependencies, have been updated in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4. These new packages provide additional functionality that was not available in the initial release of Red Hat Directory Server 9.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 or in subsequent updates.
Directory Server 9.0 instances still running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 or 6.3 will not have these new features. The enhancements to the 389-ds-base package does not affect the Directory Server Console or the Administration Server.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, 6.3, and 6.4 all include the core 389-ds-base package as part of the distribution. This package provides the central Directory Server functionality and comprises the Directory Server instance and associated tools. Red Hat Directory Server 9.0.1 includes extended usability on top of the 389-ds-base through the Directory Server Console and Red Hat Administration Server and other supporting tools.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 includes enhancements to the 389-ds-base package which introduce some new and enhanced features. When the underlying operating system is upgraded to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4, any installed Directory Server instance will receive this new functionality because of the upgraded 389-ds-base package.
This document covers the enhancements included in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 release. Any Directory Server 9.0.1 instances running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0, 6.1, or 6.2 will not have this enhanced functionality.
1. Deprecated Documentation
Note that as of June 10, 2017, the support for Red Hat Directory Server 9 has ended. For details, see “Red Hat Directory Server Life Cycle policy”. Red Hat recommends users of Directory Server 9 to update to the latest version.
Due to the end of the maintenance phase of this product, this documentation is no longer updated. Use it only as a reference!