Re: radiusd-freeradius history and future
Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 11:50:05AM +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
>> On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 11:15, Andreas Metzler <email@example.com>
>>>> Or do you have to be root for getpwnam() to work on NIS accounts?
>>> In certain NIS configurations you can only access the hashed password
>>> if your query to the NIS server comes from a privileged port <=1024,
>>> i.e. afaict yes.
>> This is so ugly.
> Last I looked, there wasn't much in NIS that wasn't. I think the amount
> of pain we should put other users through on account of NIS is very
> small (e.g., no longer asking about non-md5 passwords on install).
Just for reference: NIS basically works fine with MD5-passwords as
long as all involved parties (server/clients) could handle them in
their local /etc/shadow or /etc/passwd.