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Re: LDAP/mail interaction

On Wed, Jul 14, 1999 at 06:08:55PM +0300, Adrian Pavlykevych wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 1999 at 10:50:00AM -0400, Jeff Clowser wrote:
> > I am looking for options for a complete, Open Source mail
> > solution that uses LDAP to store all user/auth info.
> > 
> > I want to create a "black box" mail server - i.e users
> > don't have unix accounts on the server - they have to
> > access everything through smtp/pop/imap, with auth/config
> > determined/managed via LDAP as much as possible.
> > 
> > Are there alternatives, including alternatives that have
> > pop/imap/smtp in one package?
> There is patch for Qmail <http://www.qmail.org> which allows totally control 
> SMTP delivery and POP3 (including automatic creation of mailboxes). Take a 
> look at <http://www.nrg4u.com/> for description of this patch.
> Looks a way more flexible then sendmail solution

Exim (http://www.exim.org) has generic LDAP support. Anything that can be
set in the configuration file can be done as an LDAP search.

Getting an MTA and pop/imap to use LDAP is not very difficult. The harder
part is user management. 

Stuart Lynne <sl@fireplug.net>      604-461-7532      <http://edge.fireplug.net>
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