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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 20:35:04 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: popa3d with openldap !


On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 10:27:22AM +0200, Marcone Luis Theisen wrote:
> This list is Online ???

Yes, the list is alive.

I was hoping that someone else would respond to your question, and if
not I would get to it myself on the weekend...

> Marcone Luis Theisen wrote:
> >How I can to work popa3d with ldap support autentication ?
> >It's support ?

It is supported via PAM.  There're PAM modules which authenticate via
LDAP.  Alternatively, if you want to use LDAP _and_ virtual domains,
there's an unofficial patch which is trivial to find with Google (it's
one of the first 10 hits when you search for "popa3d openldap").  I do
not find its quality adequate for inclusion in popa3d's contrib
directory, though.

But I strongly recommend against using an LDAP server directly from a
POP3 server.  This will most definitely make the resulting setup less
reliable and, with existing LDAP-related software, also less secure.

Most likely, you do not have a good enough reason to do things in this
way.  Please re-consider.

Alexander Peslyak <>
GPG key ID: B35D3598  fp: 6429 0D7E F130 C13E C929  6447 73C3 A290 B35D 3598 - bringing security into open computing environments

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