On Thu, 23 Nov 2000 23:54:23 -0800 Chuq Von Rospach email@example.com wrote:
At 11:45 PM -0800 11/23/00, J C Lawrence wrote:
True. As happens I'm more tempted by LDAP.
I tend to think that the mailman <-> authentication interface is going to be gnarly enough that it'll be a custom API. But I also think that having PAM and LDAP access to the data will also important to have for access in other ways -- PAM solves my problem for archive access in apache wonderfully, and either PAM or LDAP would make it easier to evolve my web forums into using a sitewide account/password setup, which is something I really want down the road.
I don't see them as exclusive:
--<cut>-- The pam_ldap module provides the means for Solaris and Linux workstations to authenticate against LDAP directories, and to change their passwords in the directory. --<cut>--