[SSSD-users] using SSSD with nscd

Simo Sorce simo at redhat.com
Wed Jun 11 18:50:46 UTC 2014

On Wed, 2014-06-11 at 13:29 -0400, Dmitri Pal wrote:
> On 06/11/2014 08:06 AM, Daniel Jung wrote:
> > Thanks! And totally agree with nscd being a crap
> SSSD provides fast caching of users and groups similar to nscd.
> For other maps you have to decide what tool is best. Nscd is an option 
> but we really want to hear about the reason why it is needed.
> dnsmasq is a preferred solution for hosts.

Actually in Fedora we are proposing to install unbound by default as
caching name server because it can do DNSSEC properly.

So in general we favor a proper DNS caching daemon over nscd.


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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