[CentOS] how many people still use NIS?

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Oct 1 16:59:05 EDT 2010


Boris Epstein wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 4:46 PM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>
>> Stephen Harris wrote:
>> > On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 04:22:58PM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
<snip>
>> 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.
>>
>> *shrug* I've never used it. Trust me, openLDAP is a royal PITA, but with
>> AD as an alternative....
>
> Thanks... what is AD? I never even heard of that.

Windows. Active Directory, or whatever.
>
> I think we are going to LDAP at some point - due to its universality if
> for no other reason.

Seems reasonable to me.

       mark



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