Re: LDAP as standard authentication
From: Christopher Browne (cbbrowne_at_acm.org)
Date: 5 Jun 2004 04:52:31 GMT
The world rejoiced as "Sarah Tanembaum" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Is there any linux distribution that use ldap as the default name service
> directory server and perhaps other?
Not likely. Setting up authentication against an LDAP server requires
some extra, somewhat fiddly, configuration, and it usually makes sense
for systems to use /etc/passwd by default, with resort to NIS/LDAP
being something a system administrator sets up _afterwards_.
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