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Re: [K12OSN] LDAP vs NIS



On Sun, 2003-07-13 at 20:23, cwagnon redbugmail k12 ar us wrote:
> > My professional opinion is that unless the users around your system are
> > extremely unsophisticated, you should stay away from NIS.
> >
> 1.) My users are _extremely_ unsophisticated :-)
> 
> 2.) I wasn't thinking about the portmapper security nightmares. Riddle me
> this batman: What if I run the server with a static nat number behind a
> firewall....no Real IP. On top of that.....set my local iptables firewall
> on that particular server to only allow MY ip range access to those ports?
> Would that work? Or is there another security issue altogether that I'm
> missing? Thanks for the info.

   Yeah, this is the prototypical situation; the only real problem you'd
have would be the internel hackers...it should be pretty good.

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