[Kolab-devel] Modifying the LDAP user representation for a distributed Kolab server system?

Benoit Mortier benoit.mortier at opensides.be
Tue Jul 29 11:34:53 CEST 2008

Le Tuesday 29 July 2008 10:19:37 Gunnar Wrobel, vous avez écrit :
> Hi!

Hello Gunnar,

> The current Kolab2/OpenPKG server is usually installed as a complete
> system on a single server. Some setups use a master/slave installation
> where all machines are also complete Kolab servers.
> In principle it is possible to distribute the system to a larger
> degree and split postfix/IMAP/webmail to different hosts. We already
> encourage such setups for the webmail. There are also people splitting
> the free/busy system to another server:
> http://bugs.horde.org/ticket/6699.

That's the way to go.

> I'd like to know if people feel it makes sense to allow for such
> splitted Kolab server setups. As far as I can see this would require
> additional settings comparable to "kolabHomeserver" in the LDAP schema
> for a Kolab user. There is already "kolabHomeMTA" in the schema but it
> is currently unused.
> Would it make sense to add additional entries such as
> "kolabImapServer", "kolabFreeBusyServer" etc. in the Kolab user
> representation?

Sure that would be a great idea.

We always implement splitted setup when is possible.

Web application on a server, imap on another, spam/antivirus on another

Benoit Mortier
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