[CentOS] how many people still use NIS?

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Fri Oct 1 16:43:35 EDT 2010


On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 04:22:58PM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> And I'd at *least* go to NIS+. openLDAP is an unbelievable pain, but

Nobody in their right mind uses NIS+.  Even Sun have stopped it.

When I did Solaris 2.4 training NIS+ took 2 chapters of the manual.  When
I did Solaris 9 training it took 2 sentences.  Yes, NIS+ may be more
secure than NIS, but it's a FPOS to use properly and not a recommended
solution.

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rgds
Stephen


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