[Date Prev][Date Next]
Re: I need some suggestions on a setup...Designing LDAP network structure
My question is, how, or what type of setup could I use in that I could use
LDAP for authentication for the storage server?
Im trying to think and design a way to use LDAP more on my network.
Anyone out here have any suggestions on what I can do and how to design
I am open to all suggestions and would like to hear all ideas.
I have ideas, but im not sure how to implement this.
users - imap client, browsers
/ Authentication \
Server 1 \
Postfix (SASL, TLS) <-->
Courier IMAP (TLS) <--> Samba/LDAP (SASL, TLS)
SquirrelMail (https) <-->
This is more or less what I implement. *But* not with the luser 2.0.27
you suggested, Postfix is snapshot, LDAP is 2.1.23, Cyrus SASL is
2.1.15, Courier is 2.1.2 and Samba is 3. You don't need NFS, just
processor and storage.
How to do it? Each component has to be learned individually and in
combination with each other one. In addition, there is PHP4 for web
applications, etc. And Postfix 2 could just have well been Exim 4, I can
do both. There is no short cut possible. Use the mailing lists to see
what people say about setting your stuff up, but do not ask for help
until you have tried everything you can possibly do to make things work
on your own. Then you should hardly ever need to ask for help. Always
use the very latest, acknowledged bug-free source and compile your own.
Make your own rpms, debs, pkgs, whatever, if you wish and do not rely on
others', second-hand packages. Pray to God that your "Management" has
enough sense to give you the time you need - it will probably run into
Do not CC me or your mail will probably be rejected.
I don't like this, either. Blame it on Swen and a slow