On Fri, 23 Nov 2012, Russell Coker wrote:
On Fri, 23 Nov 2012, Peter Ross
thought about using MySQL as the LDAP backend.
In that case why not just use MySQL for account data directly?
If you can, yes. But there are more authentication solutions with LDAP
backend, as with MySQL (including the Windows world), and changing the
backend does not break what's running.