[nflug] Sun DS

eric eric at bootz.us
Thu Jun 21 13:49:25 EDT 2007

I think I'm going to stick with OS X openLDAP it works easily... what a 

Darin Perusich wrote:
> Mac Open Directory server is OpenLDAP if I'm not mistaken.
> Solaris for SPARC/x86 is available to no cost and can be downloaded 
> from Sun website. If you're more comfortable sticking with Linux you 
> can go the CentOS route which is RHEL, just grab the version which is 
> the equivalent version.
> eric wrote:
>> Thanks, I found a 10.2 OS X server disk I think I'll try that it is 
>> RFC compliant (so I read) for Macs Open Directory but is different 
>> than LDAP.  This server will only be internal on a 255 node network 
>> and will probably have information for about 500 users to start... 
>> what do you think... should I forget it?  I'm going to plug linux 
>> server ldap clients into it, using samba users and linux email users.
>> buying RH or Sun platform is far too expensive for me... it would 
>> require me to buy a worthy server as well.
>> Darin Perusich wrote:
>>> Your mileage may very but I'd start by looking at Sun's developer 
>>> forums at http://forum.java.sun.com/forum.jspa?forumID=761. Another 
>>> very good resource for SunDS is http://web.singnet.com.sg/~garyttt/.
>>> If you plan on using SunDS in a production then I strongly recommend 
>>> NOT stepping outside of Sun defined platform choices. Personally, 
>>> I'd stick with running it on Solaris, i.e. Sun's "platform of choice".
>>> eric wrote:
>>>> Can I use Sun DS on any linux or strictly RH only?  I scrapped fc6 
>>>> and installed Etch, but all I see for Directory Server downloads is 
>>>> RH3 and 4?
>>>> Any help would be great, thanks.
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