Centralized DB of "system" users

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Fri Dec 12 05:42:59 PST 2008

Julien Cigar wrote:
> 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.

I'm using http://www.jxplorer.org/ with great success and productivity.

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