[CentOS] Recommend Mail Server

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Nov 24 12:40:49 UTC 2009


Christopher Chan wrote:
>> And how many LDAP implementations have mysql/postgresql behind the LDAP 
>> syntax?
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> Okay, I will be honest, I do not have that much ldap experience but I 
> was under the impression that they used Berkeley DB or something. I did 
> not know that some had a sql backend...
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>> So LDAP is frequently WORST than just a direct SQL table lookup
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> We LOVE LAYERS. The Linux Kernel loves layers. We have to follow suit!
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>> At least the few that I have dealt with. I LIKE LDAP. Much better than 
>> DAP any day of the year ;)
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> Which ones are those?

DAP ::= Directory Access Protocol. The OSI way.

Then some english chap (been over a decade back) realized that all we 
needed was a Lightweight DAP in the true IETF way. Though you still find 
some DAPish things buried in backends that have one LDAP server asking 
another for data.


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