NIS+ password database support

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Fri May 22 14:58:38 GMT 1998

On Fri, 22 May 1998, Thorsten Kukuk wrote:

> Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton writes:
>  > uh... it looks like a full nis server, to me!  i could be (and probably
>  > am) completely wrong on this...
>  > 
> There is a full nis server, but no NIS+ server. There is an older
> snapshot of a NIS+ Server for FreeBSD, but that had a lot of bugs the
> last time I have tested it. Don't know the current status.
> If I had more time, I had started programming a NIS+ server. Or I need
> much more people, who are not only willing to use it, but also to
> contribute large parts of code.

ok, we get NIS+ client-side working in samba, and just like the ldap one,
we push independent server-side development ("hey, samba supports this
stuff: it's annoying that there aren't any free servers that use it, let's
get moving!").

no need?  _create_ a need, damnit.

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