[TUHS] YP / NIS / NIS+ / LDAP
lm at mcvoy.com
Tue Nov 6 01:44:04 AEST 2018
OK, found some slides:
If your browser can't read the pdf (firefox failed for me), wget it or
whatever and try a command line pdf viewer (mupdf worked for me).
Happy to fill in the details if you have questions.
On Sun, Nov 04, 2018 at 07:49:40PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> I'm really tired (been crabbing all day and got 2 crabs, 7 pots, 5 hour soak,
> got 2, sucked).
> And I know very little about LDAP.
> But I did do a sort of vnode/file system switch answer to this problem,
> we called it lamed, I'll try and find you some docs in the morning.
> We built a server that could take requests in any form and spit back
> the answer. My goal was to have a 200mhz MIPS server serve up this info
> for the entire state of California, perform well, and work across reboots.
> We pretty much did it.
> On Sun, Nov 04, 2018 at 01:51:08PM -0700, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:
> > Does anyone have any experience with YP / NIS / NIS+ / LDAP as a central
> > directory on Unix?
> > I'm contemplating playing with them for historical reasons.
> > As such, I'm wondering what the current evolution is for a pure Unix
> > environment. Read: No Active Directory. Is there a current central
> > directory service for Unix (or Linux)? If so, what is it?
> > I'm guessing it's LDAP combined with Kerberos, but I'm not sure.
> > --
> > Grant. . . .
> > unix || die
> Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
Larry McVoy lm at mcvoy.com http://www.mcvoy.com/lm
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