Centralized user/group/whatever management

Victor Sudakov vas at sibptus.ru
Sun Mar 15 16:46:16 UTC 2020

Michael Howard via freebsd-questions wrote:
> You still leave yourself at the mercy of one of your original issues with
> NIS and that is you need the server available over the network. 

In theory, the nss framework has caching, In practice, I've never been
able to setup nscd properly so that the unreachability of the NIS
servers does not cause weird problems even with nightly cron jobs ("yp timeout

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/
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