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Re: Using OpenLDAP as authentication server for news server ?

Frederic Dubuy wrote:
> I was wondering if
> there is a way to use Openldap as an authentication server  to allow users to
> access a news server (inn, diablo...) in read/post.

E.g. for INN you can write auth handlers (in Python, Perl, TCL). It
should be fairly easy to write such handlers to check the password
by binding against LDAP.

> Somebody already did that ?

I planned to do it and looked into the Python classes for INN but
did not have the time.

Ciao, Michael.