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Re: [SLE] login server
On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 14:21, Anders Johansson wrote:
> > You could always set up an NIS server, and then activate the NIS clients
> > on each node, then you have one central password server that controls
> > access to the rest of the nodes.
>
> Or you could use pam_smb to authenticate against an MS server :)
>

Other than NIS and a MS domain controller, you might also use OpenLDAP:

http://www.openldap.org/

or Novell's eDirectory (which runs natively on Linux):

http://www.novell.com/products/edirectory/

However, I've never used either one of these, I've only used NIS.

Best Regards,
Keith
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