Exactly. The problem I've always had is, what happens when you can
reach the device, but the device can't reach any KDC (for whatever
reason)? How can one fall back on another authentication method while
maintaining consistant login credentials? Food for thought...
I am totally new at distributed authentication, but would think that at
least the adminstrator(s), would want to have their id(s) in the local
I would say LDAP, but then I've never used NIS.
The general comment I am seeing in archives is that it is not commonly