[Beowulf] Fwd: NIS limitations question
hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Thu Feb 9 18:37:24 EST 2006
> > I have deep admiration for DNS, and quite a lot of scorn for
> > various other systems that try to do similar things, poorly.
> > for instance, LDAP works, but that's the best you can say for it.
> > imagine if the LDAP folk had thought of how to use DNS as a
> > directory infrastructure (but alas, they were x500 recidivists ;)
> I'll take LDAP over Hesiod for almost anything.
I didn't say hesiod - as far as I can tell, it's main problem
was kerberization. I can't see why storing account info in DNS
has to become a morass...
> But everyone has a right to their opinion. :)
well, how about some facts? what was bad about Hesiod?
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