One of the great uses for a directory service is to point things against it to get identity information.
For example, Unix systems can authenticate against a number of different systems. The default is known as 'files', which means use the /etc/passwd to store user names, passwords, and other needed information. There was some added […]
Work got me a great new laptop, a Dell Latitude D830. Overall I quite like it, but being new hardware, I am finding getting Linux drivers for it a mixed bag. They decided to get me the Intel onboard video instead of the Nvidia card, so that made drivers even trickier.
I use SLED 10 […]