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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 14:02:09 +0200
From: Marcone Luis Theisen <marcone@...is.coop.br>
To: "'popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com '" <popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: popa3d with openldap !

Great !!
It was this that I needed. And in case that I use slackware (does not
have PAM default), I can work with only NSS module?

Thank's,


Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 20:35:04 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: popa3d-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: popa3d with openldap !
In-Reply-To: <408781EA.605@...is.coop.br>
User-Agent: Mutt/1.4.2.1i

Hi,

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.

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