Centralized DB of "system" users

Ivan Voras ivoras at freebsd.org
Fri Dec 12 05:50:09 PST 2008

Valentin Bud wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 3:12 PM, Wojciech Puchar <
> wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
>> 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.
>> so not "right" but interoperable. if i do have only unix systems in LAN,
>> NIS is much better easier and faster.
> If you only have UNIX systems in LAN. But in my case i have Linux + FreeBSD
> (server). From the handbook
> NIS only works between FBSDs. Am i missing something?

You are correct.

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