"In my last article, I introduced you on using LDAP under Linux.
I had many requests from people who were curious to know how LDAP
combined with some fine open-source software can make a web mail or
web hosting system."
"In this Article we will setup a scalable ISP service based
on LDAP and Linux. It will touch many of the issues and questions
asked. We will then use a tool called ISPMan to manage
"Building an ISP and then managing it is tricky, especially if
you want to make it mostly automated, highly available and
scalable. Running an ISP requires a team of system administrators,
dedicated to the running of machines, creating accounts, managing
web-sites, trouble shooting, running a help desk etc. Most of the
time, the help desk has little or no control on the setup. Most of
the help desks I have come in touch with desperately need
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