[mythtv-users] [SLIGHTLY-OT] LDAP vs NIS vs NFS
drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 21:03:20 UTC 2008
> So, you can confirm that using LDAP I don't have to worry about
> UID/GIDs across boxes?
Users have the same UID/GID on each machine.
> It would seem so since everything is housed on
> LDAP server(s). Do you have more than one server?
At work I have a few ldap servers (only one at home). You need to
setup synchrepl to synchronize between servers. Its pretty easy after
you get the first server up.
> I'm sorta thinking
> that if one goes down, I'd need another server. What if all LDAP
> servers go down? Can you still log on to clients?
Not unless the passwords are in /etc/passwd and this will also cause
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