Is there a more modern/mainstream/lite YP/NIS for ubuntu?
alex.katebi at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 16:08:13 UTC 2009
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Chris G <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 10:45:43AM -0500, Alex Katebi wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 8:10 AM, Chris G <cl at isbd.net> 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.
> > not easy enough.
> > I would say for three PCs it is not worth it. Install VNC server on
> > and access them remotely for admin.
> Yes, that's what I felt looking at YP/NIS, much too much like hard
> work for a small network like mine. I'll do it all manually (in my
> case using ssh and command line).
I think to me the NIS itself was not too bad but you have to use DNS etc.
Maybe if I had used static IP addressing it would have been OK. Again I
think you are right the overhead is still too hight for a small network.
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