anyone out there still using NIS?

Joerg Bergmann email at
Sat Sep 26 14:55:32 UTC 2009

One may combine classical NIS with blowfish or other hash
algorithms, which will allow for long passwords.
This way, NIS will become some more secure.


Am 26.09.2009 16:20, schrieb Dave Ihnat:
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 10:07:16AM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
>> And my company (Toronto, Ca) is also using it for all of our Unix and
>> Linux systems.
> I'm just curious...are all of you really using NIS, or NIS+?
> Just askin',
> --
> 	Dave Ihnat
> 	ignatz at

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