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Can you help me with my software licensing question?

If I have a RHEL 5 server with a paid subscription do I need to purchase any licenses / keys to run Redhat Directory server on the box ?

Thanks Andy

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The RedHat Directory Server is an additional entitlement you need to purchase. You can use the RedHat-packaged OpenLDAP server freely, but their Directory server is an additional license that must be purchased.

There are sales contact links off of this page http://www.redhat.com/directory_server/

We have a site license for RedHat, and had contacted them a few months ago about adding Directory Server. I am positive it is an additional fee.

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can you link this as i couldnt locate it anywhere on my search of the red hat site –  anthonysomerset Mar 7 '11 at 15:03
found it: redhat.com/directory_server –  anthonysomerset Mar 7 '11 at 15:10
Ok, people are indicating its not free with the OS , so can I used 389 directory server on RHEL for free is openldap the only free option ? –  AndyM Mar 7 '11 at 15:43

Not sure, but I have used the free Fedora Directory Server with CentOS systems, so that is an option if the RHEL offering requires a license.


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