Re: Hardening NIS+

From: Roy S. Rapoport (
Date: 08/16/02

Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 13:21:17 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Roy S. Rapoport" <>
To: Andrew J Caines <>

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Andrew J Caines wrote:
> Despite the likelihood that Sun will continue to "support" (as in not stop
> it working) NIS and NIS+ for years, it's worth remembering that Sun is now
> bundling Netscape^WiPlanet^WSunONE apps, including Directory server, with
> Solaris and supporting them as Sun products.

Last time I tried to set up Netscape's LDAP server (about three years ago),
it ranked high among "most painful things I could imagine doing" (along
with setting up an inn news server, for example). Has it gotten as easy
as, say, setting up a completely customized sendmail or BIND install?


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