[CentOS] how many people still use NIS?

Fri Oct 1 20:46:11 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Stephen Harris wrote:
> 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.

*shrug* I've never used it. Trust me, openLDAP is a royal PITA, but with
AD as an alternative....