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Re: Remote LDAP server

>> I setup and local OpenLDAP 2.1.23 server here locally at the house on a
>> RedHat 7.3 box, been up and running for a few months. I use it for
>> authentication at my SuSE workstations. I moved it to a new setup on a
>> FreeBSD 5.2 box at a colo spot here in town on a T1. My speed at the
>> house is DSL 1.5M/768K. The authentication now is slow. Is this normal
>> and I should just slurpd it over here to the RedHat box? The slowness is
>> of course, at login waiting for KDE login manager to load and then a
>> long wait when first opening any terminal or file system browser like
>> Konqueror.
>I don't thing it should be much slower, if at all. 

Agree, it is hard to believe you'd even notice the difference.

>You are only sending a
>few 1K at most over the DSL line. Even at 768K return, it should be a
>reasonable speed. How responsive is the FreeBSD server for local LDAP
>queries. For example, when you do a ls -la from /home? Does it lookup
>uid/gid information in a timely fashion.

Make sure you have nscd enabled.