Centralized DB of "system" users

Peter Boosten peter at boosten.org
Thu Dec 18 11:36:39 PST 2008

Dan wrote:
> Matthew Seaman(m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk)@2008.12.13 22:30:43 +0000:
>> Sure LDAP is complicated, but it's of the same order of complexity as a
>> RDBMS system like MySQL.   And like MySQL, there are right times, places
>> and ways to use it, and wrong ones too.  Yes, there is a lot of complexity,
>> but that means there's a lot of flexibility too.
>> 	Cheers,
>> 	Matthew
> I can't disagree more. LDAP is way simpler than any SQL database, even
> SQLite. That said because people are not familiar/don't grock the
> simplicity of LDAP, they decide to use SQL databases (partly because
> everyone else does). 

For the persistent ones: you can have openldap with a mysql backend :-)
I agree completely.


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