Follow Techotopia on Twitter

On-line Guides
All Guides
eBook Store
iOS / Android
Linux for Beginners
Office Productivity
Linux Installation
Linux Security
Linux Utilities
Linux Virtualization
Linux Kernel
System/Network Admin
Programming
Scripting Languages
Development Tools
Web Development
GUI Toolkits/Desktop
Databases
Mail Systems
openSolaris
Eclipse Documentation
Techotopia.com
Virtuatopia.com

How To Guides
Virtualization
General System Admin
Linux Security
Linux Filesystems
Web Servers
Graphics & Desktop
PC Hardware
Windows
Problem Solutions
Privacy Policy

  




 

 

System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (DNS, NIS, and LDAP)
Previous Next

Naming Services: A Quick Comparison

DNS

NIS

NIS+

LDAP

NAMESPACE

Hierarchical

Flat

Hierarchical

Hierarchical

DATA STORAGE

Files/ resource records

2 column maps

Multi-columned tables

Directories [varied]

SERVER NAMES

Master/slave

Master/slave

Root master/non-root master primary/secondary cache/stub

Master/replica

SECURITY

None

None (root or nothing)

Secure RPC (AUTH_DH)

Authentication

SSL, varied

TRANSPORT

TCP/IP

RPC

RPC

TCP/IP

SCALE

Global

LAN

LAN

Global

Previous Next

 
 
  Published under the terms fo the Public Documentation License Version 1.01. Design by Interspire