Im looking to develop my own (very) lightweight service for the
passwd database using nss. Mostlikely using UDP sockets, to a remote
Can anyone recommend documentation on how to go about doing this. Or
maybe even recommend a freeware package.
I found the glibc documentation about nss but it appeared to say that it
was internally different to Solaris.
I've had a look at:
NIS+ was too resource hungry.
Management dont like the look of LDAP.
DCE sounded good, but I only found a 12k archive with an nss replacement
and nothing more.
-- mark heath - Unix System Programmer/Engineer - Netspace Online Systems.