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Linux.com: Directory Services Made Easy with Fedora Directory Server

Dec 11, 2006, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Virijevich)

"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..."

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