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CipUX is a framework for server administration. With CipUX tools you can solve daily administration tasks easily. There are several layers of tools for users with different skills.

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CipUX is made up of several parts: on bottom is the LDAP server. On top of that, the LDAP abstraction layer CipUX::LDAP can be found. The layer for handling generic CipUX objects comes afterwards: CipUX::Object. On the top the CipUX::Task module delivers daily administration task functions to different institutions: (1) The graphical CAT user interface. (2) The CipUX shell command line, and (3) the XML-RPC daemon.

CipUX interfaces:

CipUX/CAT (CipUX Administration Tool)


  • With the graphical user interface, you may perform several tasks without Linux knowledge (today CAT is a CGI based tool for Apache, but other versions may be developed effortlessly).
  • With the Moodle plug-in (under development by the French team), even an inexperienced user can do the work of an administrator. It is available for CipUX 3.2.6 and CipUX 3.2.12
  • [:DebianEdu/CipUX/CAT:more]

CipUX/Shell tasks

  • There are over 242 [:CipUX/Tasks: CipUX command line task commands] which may be used by a semi-experienced administrator. They may be used for creating new tasks, writing macros, or defining cron jobs.
  • You can use cipux_task_client to access them.

CipUX/low level commands:

  • These very powerful commands give access to every single value of the LDAP database for high skilled users, without needing expert LDAP knowledge.
  • cipux_storage_client
  • cipux_object_client

CipUX/XML-RPC daemon:

  • Other applications may also use CipUX for administration tasks, even over the network, by using its [:CipUX/XmlRpc:remote procedure calls].

The scope of the CipUX framework


  • users
  • groups (courses)
  • machines
  • rooms
  • examinations
  • roles
  • images
  • ...

CipUX is modular, so you can use it with or without quota, with or without ACLs, with or without Samba ...

CipUX community: