This is a little off topic of Courier per se ....
If someone can point me in the right direction for FAQ's or HOWTO's ...
Presently I use NIS for unix username/password distribution, Radius using
MySQL, and some authuserdb stuff for Courier.
What I need to know is, what good is LDAP? PAM? And which combination of
these is best for a fault-tolerant, distributed password system which would
support unix logins, ftp, radius, Courier, etc?
Key words being fault tolerant, distributed, and one administrative
interface? Am I asking the impossible?
Here's what I have to deal with now:
1: /etc/passwd for unix logins, ftp
2: MySql for radius
3: authuserdb for virtual users for Courier
4: Rely on NIS to share /etc/passwd for multiple unix boxes
The administration of these is driving me crazy, and if NIS goes down I'm
Thanks for any input!