Creating user accounts....

Jeff Layton jeffrey.b.layton at lmco.com
Wed Feb 19 13:50:14 EST 2003


> > I did some reading on LDAP that also looks a nice options for accounts
> > managements. Seems like none have done worked on it, I am Still hunting for
> > some time to work on LDAP, I will try to post some more info on that soon...
>
> LDAP is "just another directory service".  That's good, because the
> concepts from other directory services transfer.  It's throughly out of
> favor with Unix shops, which is bad because you will need help at some
> point.
> LDP is cleaner and more efficient in some areas, but the semantics are not
> what you would expect for a system that should have had the benefit of
> earlier experience.

What are the pluses and minuses of LDAP vs. NIS for directory
services? You can even through LDP into that mix if you like.

What I'm looking for is some comparison of NIS vs. LDAP vs. files
for manageability, scalability, and impact on network performance.

Thanks!

Jeff


--

Jeff Layton
Senior Engineer
Lockheed-Martin Aeronautical Company - Marietta
Aerodynamics & CFD

"Is it possible to overclock a cattle prod?" - Irv Mullins

This email may contain confidential information. If you have received this
email in error, please delete it immediately, and inform me of the mistake by
return email. Any form of reproduction, or further dissemination of this
email is strictly prohibited. Also, please note that opinions expressed in
this email are those of the author, and are not necessarily those of the
Lockheed-Martin Corporation.



_______________________________________________
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf



More information about the Beowulf mailing list