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Re: Home directories



On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 13:57 +0100, Uno Engborg wrote:
> I am the only one thinking that installing new users home directories 
> into /home/ by default is a bad idea.  What I would have liked to see in 
> future Fedora releases is,  a /export/home directory that was used by 
> default, and that the user directories was automounted
> on /home/. from that or from some file server.
> 
> That way it would be much easier to make network setups. It would also 
> simplify the use of mobile computers not always connected to the 
> network, as they could mount home directories
> on a file server when connected to a network, and to fail over to the 
> local version when disconnected. The server and the remote /etc/exports 
> could then be kept synchronized with rsync. when the user logged in or 
> out, or on user  demand.
> 
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Regards
> Uno Engborg
> 


... What's the difference?
You can share /home just as you can share /export/home... (Unix admins
have been doing it for ages now)
Just stuff /home/XXX (or /home itself) into your smb.conf/exports and
it'll work just fine.

Cheers,


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