Microsoft Windows has Active Directory. Is there anything similar in the Linux world?
LDAP or OpenLDAP. Novell's NDS (Novell Directory Services) with SuSe will also become a player. JLDAP, which is in SuSE and Red Hat (the LDAP class libraries for Java) which is LDAPv3. An alternative to Active Directory would be LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) and X.500.
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