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On 11/02/2009 12:43 AM, David O'Brien wrote:
From what I've read, these two are equivalent. Should I be using
term in one place and the other elsewhere or doesn't it matter?
Domains and providers are NOT the same thing. A domain is a conceptual
object that contains one or more providers. For example, an IPA domain
is actually a domain with an ID provider of LDAP and an authentication
provider of Kerberos.
These terms must not be used interchangeably. In some communications, we
refer to an "LDAP domain", but in these examples, we're usually talking
about a domain that uses LDAP for all the provider types (ID, AUTH,
ACCESS and CHPASS)
A provider on the other hand is a connection to the remote (or local)
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