Does anyone use nscd?

Michael Bushkov bushman at
Tue Oct 4 18:02:41 UTC 2011

Users/groups caching can be pretty much useful when you have large
LDAP or NIS setup.


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Sean M. Collins <sean at> wrote:
> Oops - I latched on to the wrong parts of the manpage when I was reading
> and sent my first message. Thanks for pointing this out.
> However:
> How useful is the caching of users and groups?  I still believe that for
> caching DNS, BIND or another DNS server running locally or on the same
> LAN is the common practice.
> --
> Sean M. Collins

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