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Re: linux registry (no, not that again!)



On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 10:47, Steve Brenneis wrote:
> Without detouring off-topic too far, in certain situations, LDAP
> configuration allows for consistency that may be critical. For instance,
> in some parallel and clustered systems that share resources like file
> systems, memory, and even process space, identical configuration of
> users, groups, and other details is essential.
...
> That's just one example. I'm sure there are more.
> 
I agree. I think that LDAP coudl be used more on clusters.

I think though that people see LDAP as a 'NIS replacement' for the users
and groups functions, and go for things like LCFG and cfengine for the
'system' type settings. Just my two penny worth - as I think LDAP could
have uses there too.



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