RFC: runtime-selectable auth modules for Cyrus

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Fri Dec 20 13:04:15 EST 2002

On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Voutsinas Nikos wrote:

> auth_ldap patch? Is it available?

Like I said, it's not at a point where its really usable by anyone else.
Expect early january, watch the CVS repository.

> Can you provide me with some details on the design of this external
> process?

It's just ptloader.  You can see it with the AFS module in the 2.2 CVS
right now.

> Let me notice the performance drawbacks that may arise with bind/unbind
> operations when ldap is involved.

Because the ptloader uses a local DB cache, I doubt the load is really
that significant.


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
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