Re: Override changes standard -> optional
Petter Reinholdtsen <email@example.com> writes:
> [Michael Goetze]
>>> ... nscd ...
>> I think that's a bad idea. It can cause some confusion when people make
>> config changes that don't take effect immediately, and is hard to debug.
> It reduces the load on the LDAP server when using LDAP for PAM/NSS,
> and has proven to be required to avoid overloading the server and
> prompt response on the clients. The new nss-ldapd package help, but
> caching LDAP results is needed too.
The vast majority of Debian installations don't use LDAP NSS maps, though.
I know that Debian-Edu does heavily, which makes it quite reasonable for
you to want to install it, but I'm not sure it makes sense for Debian as
(Does nscd honor DNS TTLs properly yet? Last time I looked at it, its DNS
caching was horribly broken, but it's been quite a while.)
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>