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Re: How secure is LDAP
Anything online ??
> I would recommend reading "Understanding and Deploying LDAP Directory
> Services" by Tim Howes.
> On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Linux @ Ramshyam wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have just signed up with this list and am new to LDAP.
> > Can someone throw some light as to how effective can LDAP be
> > in terms of "hacking prevention".
> > I think after LDAP is configured, the system paswords are not stored
> > as flat-text files [encrypted], but are maintained in LDAPs Database.
> > If this is true then it should be more difficult to hack passwords
> > in a DB as compared to a flat-text file.
> > If my above understanding is true, then LDAP would feature as a security
> > solution too, appart from being a very good Directory Service.
> > Some inputs / views / clarifications please.
> > sandeep