[ILUG] ldap vs. nis...
paulj at alphyra.ie
Wed Jul 11 18:26:22 IST 2001
On Wed, 11 Jul 2001, John P. Looney wrote:
> 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.
do you have the code to time it? i'll try it at home. it is slower,
> Has nss_ldap got any better ? Is it possible to cache such information,
> for instance ?
nscd. run that, and the first ls will be slow. thereafter it will be
just as fast as local passwd.
however nscd doesn't always gracefully handle the LDAP server being
unavailable. usually it does, but on the odd occasion it needs to be
restarted if LDAP was restarted.
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