Linux.com: Directory Services Made Easy with Fedora Directory Server
Dec 11, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Directory services play a vital part in today's networks by
helping administrators manage network users and resources. Until
recently, the only choice for deploying a secure and easy-to-use
open source directory server was OpenLDAP. While it gets the job
done, it lacks the polish of commercial alternatives. Now Fedora
Directory Server (FDS), Red Hat's open source LDAP server, makes
setting up an enterprise directory server on Linux simple.
"FDS started its life in 1999 as the Netscape Directory Server.
In 2004, Red Hat purchased Netscape Directory Server with a promise
to make it open source..."