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[Off-Topic reply] RE: More how to's ?
Besides the OpenLDAP FAQ http://www.openldap.org/faq/ which has many
resources specific to OpenLDAP, more...
Turbo's HOWTO has many info including IMAP/POP3
Michael Clark's LDAP presentation slides has some info for IMAP/POP3:
Standford Univ. OpenLDAP info page:
YoLinux's HOWTO (many screen shots)
Diego's HOWTO (SASL Bind+TLS+Kerberos with GSSAPI/DIGEST-MD5, use slurpd
for replication) has many info including Samba
My HOWTO (simple bind+TLS, no SASL, no Kerberos, own replication script)
has some info and other links:
Disclaimer: may contain "rubbish" as I am still a learner.
LDAP Auth with Apache 1.X and 2.X (mod_auth_ldap)
How to use stunnel to provide SSL/TLS to an LDAP V2 server
JumpStart and LDAP
Solaris 8 client with Novell eDiectory LDAP
[mailto:owner-openldap-software@OpenLDAP.org] On Behalf Of Michael Gale
Sent: Friday, October 29, 2004 8:18 AM
Subject: More how to's ?
I am currently looking into LDAP as a means for our
methods. We need to provide an authentication method for a large amount
of users (10,000 plus).
At the moment one use would be for e-mail, we are setting up a large
amount of IMAP servers and would like a centralized authentication
I have downloaded the OpenLDAP 2.2 Administrator's Guide and am
currently reading it.
Put I have some out standing questions, if there is any other
documentation I should be reading could you please provide a link or
1. Mail store directory ?
With LDAP I understand that a user can authenticate their POP3 /
connection if the IMAP / POP3 server supports LDAP as a method. Would a
LDAP entry / setting also provide the directory / location of the users
mailbox store ?
2. Is there a limit to the number of "Organization" that a LDAP server
can have ? The one example in the documentation is "dc=example,dc=com"
with a Organizational Unit of "ou=People".
Could I create a Organization for each domain we have on a
server ? I would assume yes.
Thanks -- again any more documentation that you can point my way would
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