[CentOS] coordinated NIS and LDAP servers

Sat Nov 5 01:11:01 UTC 2011
Boris Epstein <borepstein at gmail.com>

On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 6:55 PM, Jonathan Nilsson <jnilsson at uci.edu> wrote:
>> Hence the question - is there a good way to have an NIS server for
>> user authentication that is a mirror image of an LDAP server, with a
>> proviso that an update introduced there is replicated in the LDAP
>> server's databases?
> I don't know of any "syncing" mechanisms between an existing NIS
> environment and an existing LDAP environment, but if you are willing to
> migrate to something new that provides both, you might try FreeIPA.
> http://freeipa.org/page/NIS_Compatibility
> --
> Jonathan


Thank you very much, this sounds like an excellent idea!