Re: setting up ldap auth::solved::
- On Apr 1, 2012, at 9:26 PM, jeffrey j donovan wrote:
> greetingssimpilar 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.
> 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 Im using a debian system, and the docs are outdated compared to the files installed for dovecot.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.
thanks for not flaming me :)