Chris Mauritz wrote: > I'm a bit curious what benefit you achieve from adding the complexity of > mysql into the mix. Does it improve performance? Is there some feature > that you need that is only available if you hook in a database back-end? Probably so it's easier to administer user accounts using a web interface or any other type of UI. I doubt it's primarily for performance reasons. Personally, I prefer an LDAP backend for that purpose.