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It is a reimplementation of [superboum's Bottin](https://github.com/superboum/bottin)
using the Go programming language.
**Use case:** [Deuxfleurs](https://deuxfleurs.fr) is a self-hosting collective
where we try to build a resilient infrastructure with commodity hardware by
having redundancy and auto-reconfiguration (this is why we use the Nomad+Consul
stack). We try to use replicated/high availability data stores everywhere we
can, and Bottin helps us do this for the LDAP service. We are not managing a
high number of users at the moment and scalability is not our highest priority.
- most LDAP operations implemented (add, modify, delete, compare, search with most basic filters)