"Enterprise" Ubuntu

Mike Fedyk mfedyk at mikefedyk.com
Wed Mar 21 18:25:38 UTC 2007

Corey Burger wrote:
> On 3/21/07, Mike Fedyk <mfedyk at mikefedyk.com> wrote:
>> Aaron Whitehouse wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> >> > Can anybody tell if there is team working on inventing Enterprise
>> >> > features to Ubuntu Linux? I mean all that features that Microsoft AD
>> >> > does? Such as "Rights Control",
>> >
>> > There was this announcement to this list some time ago:
>> > http://lwn.net/Articles/206961/
>> >
>> > which may be similar to what you are interested in. They call
>> > themselves the "ubuntu-directory team", as far as I understand.
>> This looks dead.  There has been almost no activity on the list since
>> october '06.
>> Is it really dead
> Ubuntu-directory is not dead, merely sleeping.
> In all seriousness, we do need people to help us with our goals. We
> are about to start writing specs for the Feisty+1, which will include
> finishing andrew mitchell's authtool and packaging of Fedora Directory
> Server. The latter requires upstream to finish out their split of
> backend with frontend, as well as the autotool-izing of the source.

Did anything come from the idea to split winbind into windows specific 
parts and generic ldap/kerberos parts?

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