Re: LDAP as standard authentication

From: Christopher Browne (cbbrowne_at_acm.org)
Date: 06/05/04

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    The world rejoiced as "Sarah Tanembaum" <sarah.tanembaum@yahoo.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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