Centralized DB of "system" users

Julien Cigar jcigar at ulb.ac.be
Fri Dec 12 04:53:36 PST 2008

On Fri, 2008-12-12 at 13:26 +0100, Ivan Voras 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.

Off-topic, but do you know any good tool other than gq/phpldapadmin to
manage/browse/... an LDAP server ? At the moment I've my own set of LDIF
files that I use with ldap[add|delete|modify], but it's not very
"flexible" ..
A ncurses tool would be perfect.

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