One user database for multiple systems - how?

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Mon May 4 07:41:12 MDT 2015


On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 4:50 AM, Dan Egli <ddavidegli at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I know it can be done, but I must admit that this is the first time I've
> ever encountered a situation where it would be advantageous to have one
> user database on multiple Linux systems. Because of this, I have absolutely
> no idea how to go about ensuring this. Anyone have good tips for a novice
> in this area?
>

ActiveDirectory!  Shudder.  Just kidding.

I'm not sure which implementation the cool kids are using these days,
but LDAP used to be the most common answer.  It seemed like 389
(http://directory.fedoraproject.org/) was pretty popular at some
point.


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