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Paul M Fleming pfleming at
Wed Feb 25 14:07:19 EST 2004

we use LDAP alias/routing with sendmail and it works great.. supports
ssl and doesn't block during a failure - but we use sasl+kerberos V for

Etienne Goyer wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 01:07:58AM +0800, Craig Ringer wrote:
> > I've found some MTAs _awful_ when it comes to getting them to look up
> > users in an LDAP directory. I suspect they're much the same with other
> > user lookup methods, though.
> Maybe that's the case for SMTP-AUTH, but as far as retrieving aliases is
> concerned, Postfix work just fine with LDAP.  The only two complains I
> have concerning Postfix LDAP aliases dictionnary is the lack of SSL
> support in the (admittedly quite old) version of Postfix I am using, and
> the fact that smtpd block (plain hang) when the LDAP servers are not
> available (I would prefer it return some 4xx temporary error).
> But maybe you where talking about the users repository for SMTP AUTH,
> which is an entirely different story.  Sorry for going that much
> off-topic.
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