Mailbox access control with ldap for group

Igor Brezac igor at
Thu Apr 21 10:41:38 EDT 2005

On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, Nicolas Schmitz wrote:

>>> You can also use pts/ldap for groups.
>> That's correct. I was assuming that he's using Unix groups and LDAP groups
>> at the same time. For authentication this works fine with PAM, above
>> solution does the same for groups.
>> Is a mixed environment possible with pts/ldap?
>> Simon
> Thanks for the reply.
> For now I use saslauthd with ldap for evertyhing except groups.
> If it is possible, I'd like to leave nsswitch (and any system file) intact, 
> and use only cyrus config file + ldap :
> - I like the separation between the system and cyrus for authentication.
> - The posix group is not very adapted with our use of mailbox sharing.
> Where can I find more information about "pts/ldap" ? I have seen 
>, is it stable now ? 
> How can I use it ?
> I use the debian sarge version of sasl and cyrus-imap 2.2.12 from source.

I recommend you get the cvs version and start with the man pages...

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