Centralized DB of "system" users

Valentin Bud valentin.bud at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 04:37:18 PST 2008

Hello list,

 Thank you everyone for your input. I now know what to look for. Gave it a
read at NIS in the
handbook but as you guys said it's FBSD only so because of the
interoperability i think i will go with

 I'll just have to check if (i suppose it does) that particular linux distro
"is ok" with using LDAP.

thanks once again and a great day,

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:

> 2008/12/12 Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>:
> >> I agree - NIS is easiest to setup, but LDAP is the right solution in
> >> this case (though it's very complicated to set up, especially the first
> >
> > why it is "right" solution?
> Interoperability. Today, with Linux, tomorrow, Windows or Mac OS X.
> Besides, it scales well and has a large number of supporting
> utilities.
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