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From Kiran Ayyagari <>
Subject Re: Uneasy feeling about ApacheDS
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2016 15:12:33 GMT
On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 8:37 PM, Accorsi, Carlo <>

> Dear Sir,
> We have a production system using ApacheDS that's been running since 2011
> with 80,000+ users.
> Emmanuel ,Kiran and the many other contributors have done an amazing job
> with this software. Yes, there was a bit of a learning curve and for us
> that was easily offset by its cost. If we used MS Azure Active Directory
> Basic instead it would run $80K per month.
> THANK YOU Carlo.
Not many come forward to say that they use the server at the least, let
alone disclosing numbers, thank you.

Best Wishes
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Onno van der Straaten []
> Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 1:16 AM
> To:
> Subject: Uneasy feeling about ApacheDS
> I'm new to ApacheDS and have been trying to setup a working configuration.
> Failing. I am abandoning attempts to use this and will recommending
> against using ApacheDS on the project I am currently working on.
> There are too many issues, it gives me very uneasy feeling.
>    - I tried the latest release M22, it doesn't work, fails to install on
>    Ubuntu and CentOS.
>    - I tried M20, which installs and works but found that studio does not
>    work DIRSTUDIO-889
>    - Previous studio version had another issue. Open configuration does not
>    work, shows message "OID ads-basedn does not exist!".
>    - Purportedly studio version should match servers version so I tried
>    complete new install of M8 of studio and server. This version also
> produces
>    error message on open configuration ATTRIBUTE_TYPE for" OID
>    ads-dsmaxpdusize does not exist!".
> My conclusion is that there is no clear stable working ApacheDS release at
> this point. That navigating around various issues surrounding combination
> of server and studio is time consuming is one thing. The key thing however
> is that the many issues raise questions about quality.
Kiran Ayyagari

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