Is LDAP the answer?
kimball at kimballlarsen.com
Mon Nov 28 16:15:42 MST 2005
> Since it sounds like your company is rather small, I would
> recommend you
> setup your tree flat like this:
> cn=Bob Jones
> cn=Freedy Johnson
> cn=Sally Smith
> Then, allow anonymous read access to ou=people and below to the
> appropriate fields (cn, givenName, mail, telephoneNumber,
> Your needs are very basic since you won't be needing
> authentication, which
> is where LDAP gets hairy. If all you want is an address book, both
> OpenLDAP and FDS should get you going quite well.
Our org is really quite small (8 employees - only 3 really *need*
access to the address book). One question I have not seen a clear
answer for: If I want to allow my users to create/modify/delete
contacts info in the LDAP server, that will require auth, no? Is
that the hairiness of which you speak?
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