[CentOS] user management solution needed

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 21:25:41 UTC 2009


Craig White wrote:
> At that point, using OpenLDAP or CentOS-DS or Fedora-DS is more or less
> a matter of implementation details and utility. None of them are better
> than the other for most purposes and even things like the consoles in
> Fedora-DS aren't going to make it any easier for you to use LDAP if you
> don't understand how it works. In short, there really aren't decent
> shortcuts to using LDAP if you don't care to actually understand how and
> why it works.

I think the standards bodies have failed us badly on this front.  People 
don't want to understand LDAP any more than they want to understand the 
bits in a TCP packet header.   They just want systems to interoperate.

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com



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