Quoting Lorenzo (2013-10-09 11:41:56)
> I was checking the TODO list prepared Nick Daly and I see some
> references to integrating LDAP in the FB. I tried to find more about
> it but I could not find anything in the mailing list archives nor on
> the wiki. I'm writing this email because I spent some time thinking
> about the need of LDAP in isolated hosts some time ago and I wanted to
> share my findinings.
> 1) Centralized user authentication [...]
> 2) Centralized [access-controlled] configuration [...]
> 3) Read only directory of users of the box [...]
> Any Debian system already has [...] /etc/passwd [extendable with SASL,
> PAM, Plinth, CardDAV and XMPP].
> For these reasons I think it's not necessary to put LDAP in the
> freedombox. Maybe I'm overlooking something (maybe some critical
> daemon is incompatible with SASL?). I hope what I wrote can be of help
> in the design, I'm curious to hear what are the other opinions on this
Thanks for these reflections. I look forward to some clarification for
that too, as it isn't obvious to me either: Personally I haven't needed
LDAP for any of the single-host systems I have ever maintained.
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