PTS & LDAP Take 3

Igor Brezac igor at
Mon Jan 19 10:16:39 EST 2004

On Mon, 19 Jan 2004, Rob Siemborski wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Jan 2004, Igor Brezac wrote:
> > You'd be better of writing an ldap authorization module.  Check
> > lib/auth_unix.c for an example.
> It is unclear that this is the case, as the advantage of using the
> ptloader format is that you can use a single ldap connection for all of
> the cyrus processes, and you get the implicit caching benefits (yes, you
> could write an auth_ldap that cached things correctly too).

This is certainly the case if you have an option of pre-fetching all the
groups.  My initial understanding was that this was not the case.


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