Arthur de Jong

Open Source / Free Software developer


Older downloads are available below. Files are signed with PGP key 10E0AFC1.

Security support

Security fixes will generally be provided for the latest supported releases only. Currently, the 0.8 and 0.9 series will receive updates for any security problems found. See the security page for more details.

Git repository

The nss-pam-ldapd development repository is also available through Git with:

git clone
The repository is browsable and also synced to Github.

Commits for the 0.8 branch still go to the Subversion repository but the Git repository is automatically updated. The Subversion repository is browsable through viewvc and available through svn (read-only) with

Binary distributions

Binary packages should be abvailable for Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Red Hat, Fedora Core, Slackware, Gentoo and others. These packages are provided by the distributors and may not be updated as frequently and may contain distribution-specific patches.

The packages in Debian should be updated reasonably fast when a new release comes out. On installation these packages prompt the user for configuration information with sensible defaults based on information present on the system.

Please report any bugs to the distributor. Distributors are encouraged to forward any bug reports or patches to

Copyright notice

Copyright © 1997-2006 Luke Howard
Copyright © 2006-2007 West Consulting
Copyright © 2006-2019 Arthur de Jong
Copyright © 2009 Howard Chu
Copyright © 2010 Symas Corporation

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

A copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License is available in the download and can be found on the World Wide Web at You can also obtain it by writing to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.

Older versions

Older versions of nss(-pam)-ldapd are gathered here.

For historical completeness the version of nss_ldap that nss-ldapd was based on is also provided.