> -----Original Message----- > From: centos-bounces at centos.org > [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Don Krause > Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 15:40 > To: CentOS mailing list > Subject: Re: [CentOS] how many people still use NIS? > > > On Oct 1, 2010, at 11:50 AM, Ben McGinnes wrote: > > > On 2/10/10 4:27 AM, Boris Epstein wrote: > >> Hello listmates, > >> <snip/> > >> Hence the question: is NIS (YP) still in use much anywhere for > >> authentication? > > > > Solaris still favours it, but mainly because Sun invented > it. Most of > > the rest of us don't bother. I certainly haven't seen it anywhere > > except exclusively SunOS/Solaris based networks for ages. > > > > > > Regards, > > Ben > > > > > > We still use it quite extensively, across 100 or so Linux, > Solaris, and SunOS boxes. > > Since we still have to maintain and support some very > expensive industrial equipment that use SunOS, I'd hate to > see it go away. > We use it in our linux/windows SSO, about 75 machines. Eventually we will switch to LDAP, but until then... -Jason -- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- - - - Jason Pyeron PD Inc. http://www.pdinc.us - - Principal Consultant 10 West 24th Street #100 - - +1 (443) 269-1555 x333 Baltimore, Maryland 21218 - - - -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- This message is copyright PD Inc, subject to license 20080407P00.