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Re: authentication server

At 2004-04-30T12:29:54Z, Kent West <westk@acu.edu> writes:

> If you want fat clients, you can still authenticate off the server, but
> I've never done it successfully (I've tried to authenticate off a Windows
> NT Domain server (nasty, but it's the network I'm stuck in)), but I think
> in your case LDAP might be the way to go. I'd suggest googling for "Linux
> LDAP authentication" for starters.

Alternatively, once you've set up an NIS server, it's trivial to get clients
to authenticate against it.  I just migrated from NIS to LDAP, but it was
more because I really, really like LDAP than anything substandard from NIS.
Kirk Strauser
In Googlis non est, ergo non est.

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