Re: About Centralizing Passwords
Benjamin Hudgens <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Is there a client/server protocol that supports centralizing password
> AND session information other than NIS. If I'm not mistaken, NIS
> requires that you STILL edit the password file and specify user dirs..
> etc. Perhaps I'm reading this wrong..
Yes, you are reading wrong. With NIS you get full passwd,group, alias,
... entries, just like they were local.
I consider safety beeing only problem in NIS. And all machines jammed
totally if NIS server is down, even logging in as root (local
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