[Zope] OS choice for Intranet

volker.wend@efgbsh.de volker.wend@efgbsh.de
Wed, 25 Jun 2003 18:24:13 +0200

You will have some problems getting the user authentification to work on an
W2k Zope Server. That was my experience. I recompiled and created a package
for the LDAP Userfolder so that now I can use the LDAPUserfolder and
python-ldap to authenticate users with the Active Direcory Domain Server.

If you need ODBC, you should use an W2k Server otherwise Linux. (My personal

Volker Wend

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Chauncy [mailto:Peter.Chauncy@PoplarHarca.co.uk] 
> Sent: Mittwoch, 25. Juni 2003 13:43
> To: zope@zope.org
> Subject: [Zope] OS choice for Intranet
> I am investigating the use of Zope to host an Intranet.  The 
> main network is Windows NT/2000, presently using an NT 
> Domain, but planning to move to Active Directory shortly.
> I am interested in what the advantages/disadvantages of 
> hosting zope on a linux or Win32 platform.  My experience is 
> mostly with hosting on linux. Some things that already occur 
> to me are user authentication and ODBC drivers, which I think 
> would tend to favour win32.
> Any thoughts and experience or links to resources gratefully 
> accepted. Peter
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