Changelog, LDAP features
Pascal.Gienger at uni-konstanz.de
Wed Nov 19 05:14:23 EST 2003
Thomas Luzat <thomas at luzat.com> wrote:
> a) Fetching Sieve-scripts from LDAP (would guess not)
> b) Fetching Quota settings from LDAP (same)
> It's probably best to write some LDAP->Cyrus gateway for that, right?
For the university of Constance I wrote a little Daemon program which
synchronizes OpenLDAP with Cyrus databases (and mailboxes) - because they
did not want to compile the postfix and cyrus things themselves (lack of
It uses the rather simple openldap-replication-mechanism to accomplish this.
For the staff there, the postfix/cyrus server is completely in the LDAP
tree including passwords, quotas, forwards and autoreplies (via a special
autoreply program, also written by myself because most of them lying around
send out too many autoreplies (to lists, errors, ...) and could not take
the autoreply message via LDAP. Here we use the standard
Mailboxes get created automatically when an LDAP entry comes in and it gets
deactivated when it is removed.
So the user support personnel can just create an LDAP entry to make a valid
postfix-alias and cyrus mailbox available immediately.
Works like a charm but it is not very elegant (I must admit it). I did not
find any other solutions than to write it on my own.
If there are other solutions, let me know.
I packaged the whole system to a package named "priscilla" -
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