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Re: setting up ldap auth::solved::

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  • jeffrey j donovan
    ... simpilar than I was making it out to be. i needed to compile dovecot with ldap. then the proper docs and example files became available and made sense.
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 2, 2012
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      On Apr 1, 2012, at 9:26 PM, jeffrey j donovan wrote:

      > greetings
      >
      > im setting up an authenticated relay for some users. using SASL/TLSv1 dovecot auth, pam.
      > for local users things work fine. but im getting myself confused on how to incorporate ldap users hosted on a remote system. i understand i need to create a virtual alias map for those users.
      > but passing the remote authentication has me chasing my tail. the user mailboxes are not stored locally, only system users get local delivery. so I can use transport maps once the user has authenticated.
      > Im using a debian system, and the docs are outdated compared to the files installed for dovecot. ( dovecot.conf --> !include conf.d/*.conf ).
      > there are so many options that Im not able to follow a clear path. many tutorials I have read start great, but then have gaps, or they are version dependent.
      >
      > I have read that could modify PAM to use ldap for credentials. Many of the docs I have read use cyrus for authentication. but this seems a bit off track, or is it a viable way to allow ldap users to relay ?
      >
      > can someone point me in the right direction. Do i need to adjust, postfix to read ldap, or dovecot, or sasluthd, or pam , or all of the above.
      >
      > tnx in advance.
      >
      > -j

      simpilar than I was making it out to be. i needed to compile dovecot with ldap. then the proper docs and example files became available and made sense.
      thanks for not flaming me :)
      -j
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