[Wolves] User management under linux
dg at clocksoft.com
Mon Oct 11 08:44:37 BST 2004
> The traditional UNIX tool for this job is NIS (which was called Sun
> Yellow Pages until BT sued; all the related commands still start with
> the letters "yp"). There's a howto at http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/NIS-HOWTO/
> If you need better security than NIS provides, then look at Kerberos:
> http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Kerberos-Infrastructure-HOWTO/. Microsoft's
> Active Directory is based on Kerberos, although, true to form, they
> didn't follow the standards, so things don't interoperate as well as
> they should.
What's the difference between Kerberos and LDAP?
Can LDAP use Kerberos or vice versa?
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