On 10/14/05, Francisco Reyes <lis...@natserv.com> wrote:
I inherited a number of machines and now have to deal with maintaining a
small set of users accros 20 machines.
Currently using MySQL accross different machines, but not shared. Would
like to have a single way to authenticate all email users accross all
Preferably a distributed system which can run on top of PostgreSQL.
Well questions of which one are all a matter of opinion. LDAP is an
established implementation of the .x500 standard, and the open version
OpenLDAP can run with a mysql backend. It sounds like it would fulfil
Kerberos is an authentication protocol rather than a directory
service, and NIS is a simple directory service introduced by Sun.