[CentOS] centralised user authentication

Niki Kovacs contact at kikinovak.net
Fri Mar 26 08:03:42 UTC 2010


Jobst Schmalenbach a écrit :
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_Information_Service
> 
> it used to be called "yp" or "yellow pages".
> it works with samba too.
> 
I'm new to centralized user authentication, and I want to learn how to 
do it. I've heard that NIS is a deprecated technology, and that one 
should favour LDAP over it. I'd be curious if someone could explain the 
facts behind this (or even if it's true or not).

Niki


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