Subject: Re: Centralized User and Password Management
To: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/24/2004 09:48:50
On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 05:44:10 +0000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2004 at 12:18:43AM -0500, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> | Thomas T. Thai wrote:
> | >I'm curious what people are using to centralize authentication and
> | >user, password, and services management. What are your thoughts on
> | >each? I'm aware of these Open Source solutions:
> | >
> | >- NIS (YP) - insecure
> | >- Hesiod + Kerberos
> | The next two candidates would be LDAP and maybe even Apple's NetInfo.
> Another possibility in the near future:
> Active Directory Services from a Microsoft Windows 200x Server
> It's implemented on top of LDAP + Kerberos 5. You can use kinit to get
> krb5 tickets from an ADS server in NetBSD.
Please, is it already possible to have the nss_ldap module on NetBSD to
use any LDAP server as the user database?