LDAP Java API¶
This is the Java implementation of a new LDAP API. This effort was initially conducted with the OpenDS team.
There are a few existing LDAP API around there. Here is a short list and description.
|Apache Directory Client API||1.0.0-M18||ASL 2.0||The Apache Directory Server CLient API.|
|jLDAP||2008_03-01-1||OpenLDAP Public License||A Novell contribution to the OpenLDAP project|
|JNDI||1.2||Sun license||This is not a pure LDAP API, however it's included in J2SE since Java 5. Probably the API selected by many developers|
|ldapSDK||4.17||Netscape Public License||The Mozilla API, formally the Netscape LDAP API|
|OpenDS client API||N/A||CDDL||The OpenDS API|
|UnboundID API||0.9.10||GPLv2||A new API developed by the UnboundID company|
(There may be some more we don't know about)
The User Guide pages gives the list of features the API provides.