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Samba vs. NIS vs. LDAP

IMHO... The quantity of boxes you describe, both NIS and/or LDAP seem

But, if you want to do LDAP, I would give the Fedora Directory Server a


On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 20:38 -0400, 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 (IA64 systems) with
> essentially no users. There will probably be 3 of us that will be using
> the servers, but the other 3 in the office may at some point. The other
> 2 servers are Intel whitebox quad core Xeons that just arrived from
> Intel yesterday. 
> I was starting to set up NIS, but I was thinking of maybe LDAP would be
> a better choice.  I don't expect us to have more servers than that.
> They are really development machines. 
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