rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Apr 8 18:11:06 UTC 2009
Rob Kampen wrote:
> I've been watching the discussion and read the RHEL docs about IPA and
> thought "At Last" something that brings together all the bits for the
> little guy. Now it appears the RH is going to drop the ball.
> I have tried OpenLDAP and currently have a CentOS-DS running but am
> missing the bits that glue it all together. The actual core services
> (LDAP (either variant) Kerberos PAM samba etc) are simple enough to
> install on CentOS but the stuff that makes it "just work" is very
> difficult for me to get my head around and thus I've never actually
> got a setup working well enough to risk on my clients.
I have started with SME: http://wiki.contribs.org/Main_Page
This is a good NT Domain + equiv on Centos 4.7 and they have Centos 5.2
(I hope now 5.3) in beta.
I have not looked enough into their roadmap to see what is being done
Another effort on Fedora is Amahi.org. This is more a home product with
a WorkGroup orientation. The inclusion of home apps like streaming
music makes it very attractive.
SME is a well organized effort, originally back? by Mitel. Amahi
started as a one-man effort (though the one man behind it has impressive
credentials) and has developed a 'plugin' community.
Craig well knows the efforts of a couple of k12 guys to get some SAMBA
integration together (http://majen.net/smbldap/). This seems to have
I am hoping that SME continues to evolve. Their VoIP version is the
perfect place to get serious with LDAP.
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