[CentOS] user management solution needed

Rob Kampen rkampen at kampensonline.com
Wed Nov 4 20:26:38 UTC 2009


m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> OK, google comes up with what looks like some easy HOWTOs for LDAP
>>
>> I'll dig in and come back with questions as required
>>
>>     
> Don't believe it.
>
> The fall of '06, my manager and the other admin and I were discussing what
> to use for single sign-on. NIS has way too many holes, and no one was wild
> about NIS+, so, though none of us had dealt with it before, I though LDAP
> was the wave o' the future, and offered to implement it. A month or so
> later, and *lots* of grief and hair tearing (and I ain't got none to
> spare), I got it in. openLDAP's docs were *way* insufficient, and the
> tools that come with it are *not* ready for prime time, and user-surly, to
> say the least.
>
> It works, though.
>
>         mark
>
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Mark,
I too have experienced this PAIN!!!
However I never quite got it done, always seemed real close but not quite.
Did you document??
I am now trying the RH / Fedora DS - no problem getting it installed but 
configuration........
Any pointers to docs that actually work. I have purchased books, read 
magazines and spent probably 100+ hours only to run out of time and 
energy. It remains on my 'to do' list.
Thanks for any pointers.
Rob
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