[SASAG] Linux Mail Server Authentication

Atom Powers atom.powers at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 11:46:28 PDT 2006

On 6/29/06, Eric <eric at kahklen.com> wrote:
> I've read about using a few different authentication mechanisms for
> setting up Linux mail servers, but I recently read about one using
> authuserdb.  It got me thinking about what most people use when
> configuring a new mail server for lets say under 100 users?  I've seen a
> number of "how to's" using mysql or the built-in user accounts on the
> linux box.

For ~1000 users I use postfix ( -> cyrus ) -> saslauthd -> pam_ldap -> openldap.
The same mechanism, saslauthd, can be use to auth to the local passwd
files via pam.

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--Atom Powers--

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