AmirBehzad Eslami wrote: > Suppose you're running phpBB with another php-driven application. > phpBB has a "user" table where the username/password/email/.. of each > user is stored at mysql. Once a user logs-in to the website, the "Last > Login" timestamp updates on the "users" table at mysql. > > How do I use LDAP in this type of application? > > 1) Move entire records of "Users" and their attributes (e.g. > last_login_time) to LDAP server? > In this mehtod, after each successfull login request, I also need to > update the related record on LDAP. > 2) Should I use LDAP to store only the username and passwords? > In this method, I need to update the record on MySQL database, but I > should keep the MySQL and LDAP syncronized, since a user may want to > change her password.
LDAP is only the access method, you can store the information whichever way you want. mysql is probably not a bad idea. -- Per Jessen, Zürich (-0.9°C) -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php