[CentOS] centralised user authentication

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Fri Mar 26 13:54:20 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 09:51:53AM -0400, Kwan Lowe wrote:

> That's the heart of it... NIS was fine in a younger and more innocent
> day :)  NIS+ was ostensibly more secure but was a pain to get quite
> perfect. In many of the shops I visited that were using NIS+ there
> were lots of misconfigurations that exposed more than planned.

And Sun, the pushers of NIS+, dropped NIS+ support before they dropped
NIS support :-)



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