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Re: [SOGo] Do I Need LDAP Entries for Existing Local Users?

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  • Subject: Re: [SOGo] Do I Need LDAP Entries for Existing Local Users?
  • Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 02:41:37 -0400

Marvellous, thanks. So when you provide a UID to an inetorgperson, it does
not become an entry in /etc/passwd?

Stephen Ingram
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>On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 8:39 PM, Ron Scott-Adams
>< >
> wrote:
>> I noticed that OpenLDAP (or another LDAP provider) is required. Does this
>> imply I need to create an inetorgperson for my existing local users who
>> will have email addresses at various domains? Forgive my lack of experience
>> with LDAP in a POSIX environment, but what are the ramifications of having
>> an LDAP user and a local user for the same person? Or, is there some way to
>> import local users? I have asked a more complete version of this question
>> at Thanks in advance.
>It doesn't really matter if you have LDAP users that duplicate users on
>your system. You would have to specifically configure your system to use
>LDAP or it will continue to use /etc/passwd by default. SOGo can be the
>sole user of LDAP on your system without any ill effects. There are several
>basic LDAP howtos on the Web. Just follow one and don't be too concerned
>about making things complicated as SOGo only requires the most basic of

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