Ok, this is just a quick post because I’ve managed to find an answer to a simple question that doesn’t have a clear single answer anywhere. Say you have an OpenLDAP server, which you are using to authenticate Samba users (and no, you’re not using the Samba LDAP service, because you really don’t want to… Continue reading Syncing LDAP passwords with Samba
Email: What a ride!
Wow, so much to learn about in order to get things working. This is not a step-by-step guide, more some notes to help you get through the critical parts of the documentation. You really do need to get a good understanding of this stuff. Updated configuration: MailJet is now completely out of the picture. They’re… Continue reading Email: What a ride!
I made a wiki thing!
So, you may recall that when I was setting up my Apache / NGINX setup, I ended up giving up on reverse proxying to Apache, and I was pretty sure the main issue was with the WordPress blog setup on https://flyingflux.net enforcing the URL in a way that broke all sorts of dynamic content. I’ve… Continue reading I made a wiki thing!
Well, after an awful lot of faffing about, I have finally got a working configuration of a Postfix relay in the cloud for incoming mail, and a local Postfix + Dovecot + LDAP configuration, such that Postfix hands off local delivery to Dovecot. next up is mail sending. I’m hoping that now I’ve changed my… Continue reading Email received!
Email – Dovecot + secure LDAP
After much wrangling, I’ve managed to get the first step in my email setup working (well, I can logon to it, at least!) The challenge here was getting Dovecot to talk to my OpenLDAP service. Ostensibly a fairly simple thing, made far more complicated in the end due to the lack of good LDAP management… Continue reading Email – Dovecot + secure LDAP