A general purpose LDAP solution?
outbackdingo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 06:38:29 PDT 2008
As would I also like to
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 8:11 PM, Trey Sizemore <trey at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On Mon Mar 24, 2008 04:58PM, Tim Judd wrote:
> > Jon Theil Nielsen wrote:
> >> 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
> >> > - 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
> >> > (
> >> > and for the second part, i guess there is sufficient howtos to make
> >> > work.
> >> > My biggest question right now is if is possible to combine all
> >> > things in one data structure. And which in which order I should
> >> > 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
> > It's easy to find out if LDAP is a global solution for you. See if LDAP
> > is an available option in each port's config.
> > I just finished setting up a LDAP-based email system. Samba is capable,
> > unix logins are capable. There's a good chance everything is.
> > I liked the virtual part of everything, so I stopped after getting email
> > working. I didn't want to open up my system to all sorts of unix/samba
> > logins that might exploit or give me problems.
> > The email system I documented isn't ready for publishing. I'm having
> > some select friends review it and proofread it first.
> > If there's any interest here, I will provide a 2nd publishing to the
> > general public as a draft. Not to be used exclusively yet.
> > Jon, you should be able to get most if not all of it working though.
> > --Tim
> I would like to see the documentation as well.
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