[ILUG] LDAP for UNIX authentication
gary at netsoc.tcd.ie
Mon Feb 19 19:31:51 GMT 2001
On Mon, Feb 19, 2001 at 04:06:37PM +0000, John P . Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 19, 2001 at 04:14:59PM +0100, HAMILTON,DAVID (HP-Ireland,ex2) mentioned:
> > Has anyone used an LDAP server to serve UNIX authentication requests?
> > Any opinions, fears, perks?
> > I am about to replace a NIS+ config with Netscape Directory Server and HP's
> > LDAP/UX.
> Used openLDAP/PAM about a year ago. Worked fine, though it was a little
> on the slow side - it didn't seem to cache anything & had to do a request
> for each bit of information. ls -l /home on a large-user machine took a
> while :)
Were you using nscd at the time? Just curious, LDAP is one of my 'future
projects', but if nscd didn't work as advertised, that would be a PITA...
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