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Re: 2500 Linux workstation !

On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 11:57:14AM +0300, Catalin Ciocoiu wrote:

> What filesystem can be used for file sharing ?? Is NFS ok ???

You havent got that much a choice - NFS is not a good solution
but one of the most used - autofs/nfs

> What kind of authentification can be used in this network  ?

Normally one uses NIS for this .. BUT - NIS has a couple of security
issues and might even incorporate performance problems with this large
number of machines - One might want to look at LDAP based solutions as
LDAP is explecitely designed for replication of the database and therefor
scalable search performance ...

Florian Lohoff		flo@rfc822.org		      	+49-5201-669912
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