[jadmin] Virtual Hosting and External Authentication

Williams, Kevin C kevin.c.williams3 at boeing.com
Fri Oct 21 11:43:07 CDT 2005


If you're using LDAP then you can get the domain by the 'ou' or other
ldap category. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joel Ebel [mailto:jbebel at ncsu.edu] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 7:05 PM
> To: Jabber server administration list
> Subject: Re: [jadmin] Virtual Hosting and External Authentication
> 
> I can configure cyrus to use saslauthd and point it at ldap, 
> but I don't know if that solves the problem.  I think the 
> fundamental issue is virtual hosting needing to pass the 
> domain to some authentication system, and I'm not sure if the 
> external authentication modules are capable of that.  Either 
> that or it needs to know the domain it's trying to 
> authenticate to and choose an IP address to connect to if 
> using something with IP based virtual hosting.  Is this 
> possible with a single jabber server?
> 
> Joel
> 
> Williams, Kevin C wrote:
> > Can you store imap auth data in ldap?  I believe jabber can 
> use ldap.
> > 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Joel Ebel [mailto:jbebel at ncsu.edu]
> >> Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 6:18 PM
> >> To: Jabber server administration list
> >> Subject: Re: [jadmin] Virtual Hosting and External Authentication
> >>
> >> I'm storing the cyrus auth data in sasldb2.  I didn't want 
> to use the 
> >> system passwords since the users of jabber and cyrus won't 
> be logging 
> >> into the machine directly.  I'm not aware of a jabber auth 
> mechanism 
> >> for accessing sasldb2 directly.  Is there one?  Or would there be 
> >> some other common ground easy to set cyrus and jabberd to 
> both auth 
> >> against separate from the system password file?
> >>
> >> Joel
> >>
> >> Matthias Wimmer wrote:
> >>> Hi Joel!
> >>>
> >>> Am 20.10.2005 05:33 schrieb Joel Ebel:
> >>>
> >>>> The final goal is a system hosting both the cyrus-imap 
> server and 
> >>>> jabberd14.  This system will support as many as three 
> domains, and 
> >>>> both need to available for use by both jabber and cyrus.
> >> They should
> >>>> have different namespaces such that you can have duplicate
> >> names in
> >>>> each domain.
> >>> Where have you stored the cyrus authentication data? Maybe
> >> you will find
> >>> a jabberd14 driver for using this store directly ...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Tot kijk
> >>>    Matthias
> >>>
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