GNU/Linux NIS tweaks was: FreeBSD Decision

FRLinux frlinux at
Sun Jan 16 17:25:27 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 9:41 PM, James Phillips <anti_spam256 at> wrote:
> It may have to do with what you are doing. At the NFS protocol level, they are compatible as far as I can tell. However, in my testing (trying to set up a file server in a heterogeneous environment) I had problems configuring NIS without editing Makefiles.

Ah right, see I was given a choice between NIS and LDAP back in 2003
and started with OpenLDAP (after many years using/administering NIS).
I have never looked back since.


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