In article <alpine.LRH.2.00.1110060937180.9689 at pfcpm187.yrrqf.np.hx>, John Hodrien <centos at centos.org> wrote: >On Wed, 5 Oct 2011, Steve Rikli wrote: > >> ... >> I'll also readily agree I wouldn't want NIS on internet-facing systems, >> but for things like automount maps on the internal corporate LAN, is >> it really a catastropic problem? > >The problem you get is when you compare it with LDAP. Compare in what way? What characteristics are you contrasting? I'm genuinely trying to understand the problem you're talking about for the case I've presented, and pro-con from someone who has done both would be appreciated. Thanks, sr.