An Open Source, mature LDAP, DSML and LDIF client for Linux/UNIX operating systems

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JXplorer is an open-source, multiplatform and freely distributed graphical software implemented in Java and designed from the offset to act as a general-purpose LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) browser, offering LDIF (LDAP Data Interchange Format) and i18n support.

The application can be used to read and search any LDAP directory on your network, as well as any X500 directory that features an LDAP interface. It is very secure, powered by the latest SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) and GSSAPI (Generic Security Service Application Program Interface) technologies.

Features at a glance

Key features include standard LDAP operations, such as add, delete, drag and drop editing, copy and modify, complex operations like tree copy and tree delete, optional UI-based search filter construction, pluggable editors, viewers, as well as security providers.

Moreover, the software allows users to configure HTML templates and forms, supports multi-valued RDNs (Recovery Database Networks), supports client certificates and keys, and lets you copy data between windows.

In addition, it offers complex searching functionality, support for Unicode characters, support for using UTF-8 in DNs, Schema support, paged results, support for complex DNs, DSML (Directory Services Markup Language) support, and support for version 2 of the LDAP protocol.

Among other interesting features, we can mention a comprehensive help system, certificate Keystore, binary attributes, offline LDIF file editing, LDIF export and import, support for skins/themes, pluggable editors, support for multiple browser windows, and an admin guide.

Under the hood and supported operating systems

Under the hood, JXplorer uses the latest Java technologies, which means that it’s a cross-platform application, designed to work on any operating system where the Java Runtime Environment technologies are supported, including all GNU/Linux distributions, several BSD flavors, as well as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Solaris. Supported computer platforms include 64-bit and 32-bit.

We at AppsForMyPC have tested and used JXplorer and it worked pretty smoothly πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚