[Kolab-devel] Kolab 2.2 & global address book

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Mar 13 12:01:46 CET 2008

On Tuesday 05 February 2008 11:21, Gunnar Wrobel wrote:
> 05.02.2008 11:21
> Gelpi Andrea <liste at gelpi.it> writes:
> >       kolab is a multidomain server and the global address book contain
> > mail addresses form all domains.

We had only implemented the first step of several steps that could make out 
"multi-domain". Currently we can do email-mulitdomain.

> > To preserve privacy I think it's necessary that a user could see only
> > addresses form his own domain and not form others.

Which would mean to introduce ACLs and encryption to wards the regular LDAP 
addressbook requests.

> This is mainly a problem of the user storage in LDAP. As long as we
> store the users on the first level all the entries are available to
> all users on all domains.

This is a possible solution but has drawbacks as well.

> You can use a different scheme but then you will be unable to use the
> web admin frontend and will have to manage users manually.

We could fix webadmin, but doing this next step is something major nor 
minor. :)

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