Announcing GA of CA Directory 12.5

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CA Directory Customers

The CA Directory Product Team

General Availability Announcement for CA Directory 12.5


On behalf of CA Technologies, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide high-quality, innovative software and services.  As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success, we regularly release updated versions of our products. Today, we are pleased to announce that CA Directory 12.5 is now available. We are excited about this new release of CA Directory and the market-leading capabilities delivered in the areas of:


  • Operational simplicity and automation
  • Performance/throughput
  • Security


The new capabilities in this CA Directory release include:


  • Improved administration experience
    • New, intuitive and easy-to-use management UI
  • Automated operations
    • REST-based APIs for configuration & management
  • Improved performance/search throughput
    • Configurable number of outbound links between Router and subordinate Data DSAs
  • Improved security
    • SCRYPT / BCRYPT algorithms for password hashing
    • Updated OpenSSL which addresses reported vulnerabilities
    • Hardened Linux binaries
  • Additional enhancements
    • Support for substring matching of LDAP string (equivalent to AD and SunOne)
    • Multiple improvements to increase ops flexibility, integrat-ability and stability
  • Up-to-date platform coverage
    • Support for Ubuntu 16.04, RHEL 6.8/CentOS 6.8


Please refer to the CA Directory 12.5 Release Notes at

for additional details and a more complete listing of the new features delivered with this release.


We also encourage you to visit the CA Directory 12.5 product information page on the CA Support Online website at for more information. To connect, learn and share with other customers and partners, join and participate in our CA Directory Community at


Should you need any assistance in understanding these new features, or implementing this latest release, our CA Services experts can help. For more information on CA Services and how you can leverage our expertise, please visit

Thank you again for your business.

The CA Technologies CA Directory Product Team

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