NIS versus LDAP authentication
norgaard at locolomo.org
Mon Dec 26 05:04:46 PST 2005
> We are getting ready to migrate from a single super server solution to a group
> of Freebsd servers doing seperate tasks...I was wondering whats everyones
> opinions on NIS versus LDAP for authentication ...and if anyone can point me
> at any good howto's for both NIS or LDAP in a multi server environment on Freebsd?
I think that unless you have a legacy NIS server to support, LDAP is the
way to go. "LDAP system administration" from O'Reilly is a good book
that tells you how to migrate your users and groups to LDAP and even how
to migrate NIS to LDAP.
The book is more a practical guide on how to instead of getting lost in
technicalities and history.
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