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Samba vs. NIS vs. LDAP

On Sat, 07 Oct 2006 20:20:44 -0400
Bob - BLU <blu at> wrote:

> On 10/04/06 20:38, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> > I've just inherited the job of configuring 4 servers in a small office.
> > Right now 2 of the servers are running RHEL 4 ...
> > 
> > I was starting to set up NIS, but I was thinking of maybe LDAP
> It seems that NIS is the past and LDAP is the future.
> Plus, LDAP can be secured with TLS.
> system-config-authentication
I agree that LDAP is the future. I did find out that corporate runs NIS
even though they have a mixed bag of Solaris, Linux, and Windows. I
think my boss wants to keep our systems isolated from corporate, so I
will be making a decision on Monday. 

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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