Can LDAP replace NDS?

Can LDAP replace NDS?

Post by SY » Thu, 28 Mar 2002 13:28:39



Hi,

I want to migrate Netware 5 to Linux and want to
replace NDS.  Can ldap replace NDS?

SY

 
 
 

Can LDAP replace NDS?

Post by Bernd Eckenfel » Thu, 28 Mar 2002 16:03:10



> I want to migrate Netware 5 to Linux and want to
> replace NDS.  Can ldap replace NDS?

Yes. For example SUN is replacing NIS+ with LDAP. It depends of course, what
you want to do. But with libpam_ldap and libnss_ldap you have two tools to
put all your normal configuration data into LDAP.

BTW: you can of course also access an exisiting NDS if it offers LDAP.

Greetings
Bernd