[TUHS] YP / NIS / NIS+ / LDAP
dave at horsfall.org
Tue Nov 6 11:28:47 AEST 2018
[Getting a bit off-topic now...]
On Mon, 5 Nov 2018, Grant Taylor via TUHS wrote:
>> There is a damned good book on LDAP in general (I can't remember the
>> title, but it's a thick hard-cover)
> Do you by chance know any more details? I'll dig and see if I can find
This looks like it (I recognise the authors) but I would've had the first
edition, and my ex-supervisor is no longer at work:
You may have to strip off tracking codes...
I see there's also an O'Reilly book, but it's an admin guide so presumably
basic knowledge of LDAP is required.
> I think I understand that. Or at least what (little) I know doesn't
> doesn't seem to have any objection to that. I know that I would not
> want to use LDAP as a general purpose relational database.
It most certainly is not; it's optimised for searching (with complex
patterns) and reading, not for writing.
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