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Re: migrating from NIS to LDAP

If you're looking at using LDAP as an NIS replacement, I
suggest you browse www.padl.com.  Dive into the software
repository there and look at the migration tools page.
There is also an LDAP examples page that shows a suggested
layour of NIS-like maps.  The name service switch software
available there (works at least with Linux and Solaris) can
use this to pretty much replace NIS.

On 31 Jan 2001 17:19:31 -0800
 Xiaopong Tran <xtran@chuckwalla.com> wrote:
> This is  a newbie question.
> How do you normally configured the directory to something
> equivalent
> to a NIS database, when you migrate from NIS to LDAP?
> For example, I have a list of users, and a list of
> groups. Some users
> can be members of more than one group.
> How do I define groups? using "groupOfNames", and so the
> "member"
> attribute list all the members there? And about the
> users, do you
> ususally define them as inetOrgPerson?
> Thanks
> Xiaopong