[ILUG] ldap vs. nis...
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Wed Jul 11 17:50:16 IST 2001
On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 05:45:46PM +0100, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> and LDAP is a wee bit slower too, but not noticable once you make
> sure you have indexes for commonly queried attributes. however,
> nss_ldap is, and forever will be, slow for apps that use get*ent().
> Eg, don't ever use nss_ldap on a box that runs sendmail and processes
> any kind of amount of mail.
I had it set up & indexed sometime last year - and an ls -l on /home on
an NFS client was *really* slow. As in, 0.4 sec per directory name. That
showed me that I really didn't need it.
Has nss_ldap got any better ? Is it possible to cache such information,
for instance ?
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