Re: Password file with over 3000 users.
* Ian schrieb am 18.09.07 um 17:19 Uhr:
> Hi All
> I have a server which runs with normal passwd/shadow/group/gshadow
> files. There are now over 3000 users and I am beginning to notice a
> performance slowdown and it is about time I looked for something more
> efficient - I like the idea of db or cdb database files.
> My requirements:
> - Must be pam compatible.
> - Most users have MD5 passwords, but some are still crypt passwords. I
> do not have ready access to the original plain text passwords.
> - I don't want to mess around with too much, so I must have real "Unix
> accounts" (UID's and home directories) for each user.
> - Vanilla Debian "deb" packages.
> What alternatives should I consider?
Installing nscd might be worth a try.
I *can* speedup your system.
And you do not need to change anything (IIRC) on your system to make
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