[CentOS] user management solution needed

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 20:27:38 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.

Is the recently packaged IPA server a better starting point?

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2009-October/083023.html

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