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      The conclusion (that Active Directory [LDAP + Kerberos] won’t work) proved to be a bit inaccurate. It’s now well supported by Samba and seems to be the default way of doing account stuff in most big(ish) networks.

      I never got a chance to properly play with NetWare and that’s made me a bit sad. It was the only mainstream operating system to use rings 1 and 2 on x86 (which made the Xen PV port all sorts of fun, apparently) and for that reason alone is an interesting bit of history.

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      Article is from 2001, as seen in the archive history.