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Re: Pam and radius

On Thu, 27 Feb 1997, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

> Kerberos or Radius to handle the password authentication; I'd strongly
> recommend Kerberos over Radius simply because it can do more and has a
> much cleaner design.

True, but I have yet to hear about a dedicated NAS supporting Hesiod. If
one needs more than RADIUS can offer, it may have a look at TACACS from
cisco, it is also _very- powerful and well deployed within the ISP
community. One must considercarefuly the expansion plans, because
transition from one distributed auth scheme to another can be a pain

best wishes,
		Cristian Gafton
Cristian Gafton                                    gafton@sorosis.ro
Computers & Communications Center              Network Administrator
http://www.sorosis.ro/~gafton                          Iasi, Romania
UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.

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