[ILUG] ldap alernative
paul at clubi.ie
Tue Feb 15 21:50:30 GMT 2005
On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, James McCarthy wrote:
> is it me or is ldap very complicated?
Not particularly, but given it's a sort of DB (hierarchical rather
than relational), it can be used in complex ways.
Also, OpenLDAP isn't particularly easy to manage, most particularly
wrt ACLs. ACLs of themselves can be difficult to manage, OpenLDAP
makes it even more difficult in how it implements configuration of
> i just want to synchronise posix & samba user accounts between 3
> servers. is there a more simple alternative, because this is only a
> small company & we don't need a large scale implementation.
NIS is the simple, insecure alternative.
1. if that's a fair distinction -> IANADBGuru
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