[lug] Re: [co-sage] Unix / NT Authentication?

Ian Hall-Beyer manuka at nerdherd.net
Tue Oct 17 09:02:47 MDT 2000

On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, Kyle Moore wrote:

> I think a commercial LDAP solution sounds like a possible solution here.
> Although I can't say that I have tried doing all of what you are doing,
> I have found LDAP to be good for authentication. The issue I have with
> it is the possible security holes. I just don't think it has been used
> enough in the enterprise to have been refined.

FWIW, Word on the street is that centralized authentication on Solaris is
moving away from NIS/NIS+ to LDAP. 


<cosmo> wow, this is kinda nifty. the win98 protocol stack is 
like a chinese finger puzzle, twist and turn in the right places, 
and it pops right off			--Seen on EFNet IRC

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