Install OpenLDAP LTB for Debian / Ubuntu


Declare APT repository


You need to set up the repository for your version:

  • stretch (debian 9)
  • buster (debian 10)
  • bullseye (debian 11)

For Ubuntu systems you can check which Debian release to choose in /etc/debian_version

Authorize downloading of packages in https repositories:

# apt install apt-transport-https

Configure the repository:

# vi /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ltb-project.list
  • For OpenLDAP 2.4:


Available distributions are stretch and buster. Here is the configuration for buster.

deb [arch=amd64] buster main
  • For OpenLDAP 2.5:


Available distributions are buster and bullseye. Here is the configuration for bullseye.

deb [arch=amd64] bullseye main

Import GPG key

The public key can be downloaded here: GPG key.

To import this key:

# curl | apt-key add -

Then update:

# apt update

Install packages

You are now ready to install:

# apt install openldap-ltb openldap-ltb-contrib-overlays openldap-ltb-mdb-utils

See OpenLDAP packages to know available packages.

Rebuild debian packages

You can rebuild the debian packages:

  • get the packaging sources
  • follow the README procedure

Everything is available here