A general purpose LDAP solution?

Jon Theil Nielsen jontheil at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 15:40:59 PDT 2008

I asked this on freebsd-net@ but got no replies. So now I ask the same
question here.
> Hi list!
 >  I have speculated a lot about implementation of (Open)LDAP on my
 >  sever. By I haven't yet found the right (and logical) way to do it.
 >  I'm running FreeBSD 7.0-Release with some different server applications
 >  - Samba PDC
 >  - Virtual mail server (Postfix, MySQL, Courier-IMAP)
 >  - VPN (currently with mpd4)
 >  - Apache-2.2.8 web server (with PHP and MySQL)
 >  I would like to implement LDAP for:
 >  - authentication of UNIX/login users
 >  - authentication of Samba users
 >  - authentication/authorization of virtual mail users
 >  For the first part, I got useful information from a previsous thread
 >  (http://unix.derkeiler.com/Mailing-Lists/FreeBSD/questions/2008-02/msg01047.html)
 >  and for the second part, i guess there is sufficient howtos to make it
 >  work.
 >  My biggest question right now is if is possible to combine all three
 >  things in one data structure. And which in which order I should make
 >  the different implimentions.
 >  Excuse my total lack of understanding, but is it possible to have a
 >  structure with a superior unit such as OU=<some organization> which
 >  could contain several virtual domains and the actual doamin for my
 >  PDC?
 >  --
 > Jon Theil Nielsen

Oh, i forgot one more thing: I would also like to be able to
 authenticate VPN users the same way.
Jon Theil Nielsen

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