Is there a more modern/mainstream/lite YP/NIS for ubuntu?

Alex Katebi alex.katebi at
Sun Jan 25 15:45:43 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 8:10 AM, Chris G <cl at> wrote:

> I'd like to make my life even easier by having some sort of
> simple/lite version of YP/NIS+ on my home system.  I now have three
> xubuntu boxes and would like to be able to set up user logins in one
> place for all three systems.
> Is there some moderately easy way of doing this?

I played with YP/NIS and LDAP a while back and NIS was the easiest. But not
easy enough.
I would say for three PCs it is not worth it. Install VNC server on all and
access them remotely for admin.

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