• Category: admin
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2011-8-5
  • Downloads: 630


Author Recommended: 2.4.1

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Mandriva Directory Server is an enterprise directory platform based on LDAP designed to manage identities, authentication, network services...

Full description:

The Mandriva Directory Server (MDS) is a Free Software project that features:

  • user authentication and management thanks to LDAP
  • an extensible, nice looking and AJAX powered PHP web interface called MMC (Mandriva Management Console), provided with 6 modules:
    • Users and groups management
    • SAMBA accounts and shares management
    • SSH public keys management
    • Email delivery management with Zarafa integration
    • Integrated DNS/DHCP management
    • Web proxy blacklist management
  • a Python dedicated management API

Release notes:

New MDS enhancements for this release:

  • UI enhancements on lists (pagination, stored search filters)
  • Zarafa support in mail module
  • ACL improvements on SAMBA shares. Default ACLs are now set by default. The administrator can set access permissions to users in expert mode.
  • Ability to define custom parameters on SAMBA shares
  • SAMBA computer accounts can be disabled
  • More control on SAMBA accounts (must change password option, password expiration option)
  • The network module support the local-pac-server DHCP option (automatic proxy configuration URL)