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Non-stop authentication with Linux clusters [IBM whitepaper]

Nov 30, 2001 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive

As an organization adds applications and services, centralizing authentication and password services can increase security and decrease administrative and developer headaches. However, consolidating any service onto a single server creates reliability concerns. High-availability is especially critical for enterprise authentication services, because in many cases the entire enterprise will come to a stop… when authentication stops working. This IBM whitepaper describes how to create a reliable, highly available authentication server using open source software.

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