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Re: I need some suggestions on a setup...Designing LDAP network structure
> Well, I was hoping to get some feedback from some of the LDAP gurus here on
> a particular setup I may try and setup. I think it could really work, but
> im not sure how to go about doing it.
> Let me explain.
> Currently, im running a samba PDC with OpenLDAP 2.0.27 on the backend to
> hold user accounts (using idealx scripts as well.)
> It have also setup a Postfix mail server for our company usage. Here I did
> not setup LDAP but instead used just normal UNIX accounts in conjunction
> with postfix and courier-imap.
> Management has just told me that they want to be able to save all users
> mail on a seperate server, instead of the mail being stored locally as well
> as on the main mail server.
So you want mail in two places? I don't understand to combination of
the terms "instead" and "as well as".
> With that in mind, I thought about using NFS to share the drive and allow
> each user to save their mail onto the NFS server.
The user will save their mail to an alternat place? This really doesn't
make any sense.
> My question is, how, or what type of setup could I use in that I could use
> LDAP for authentication for the storage server?
NFS doesn't do authentication. Samba does, Cyrus does, PAM does, etc...
Storeing you mail in a filesystem is just *DUMB* anyway. Setup an IMAP