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Re: [K12OSN] my latest experiment...authentication



> Hi David,
> 
> Using NFS to mount the home folders on your K12LTSP server is a great
> solution. We do this on all our boxes.
> 
> The HOW-TO for doing that is at the bottom of the "Install" page on the
> K12ltsp.org site: http://k12ltsp.org/server.html
> 
> It's just a few lines, not hard to do at all.
> 
> ;-) Paul
> 
> On Sun, 2002-02-17 at 09:37, David Trask wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I need some help.  We're currently on February vacation this week which
> > gives me the opportunity to "jury rig" and machine to try out as another
> > server for authentication.  I'm probably going to use RedHat and load NFS,
> > Samba, and Netatalk.  My project....to build a file server for all my
> > users that they can also use to authenticate and store home dirs on for
> > the K12LTSP server.  I'd like to keep the users data on a server other
> > than my LTSP server so I can "muck" around with the LTSP server as the
> > year goes on and not worry about screwing up peoples files and my user
> > lists.  I have Windows boxes (SAMBA), Mac boxes (Netatalk), and my soon to
> > be deployed K12ltsp terminals (NFS?), on my network.   I need all to be
> > able to access this server for simple file storage.  I will create a
> > netlogon.bat for my Windows users to have their home dirs automagically
> > map to drive "Y' for example.  I don't have too many Mac users...so they
> > can simply log in via Chooser.  So what's the best way to accomplish all
> > this.....and can anyone provide me with or point me in the direction of
> > some HOW-TO's to make it happen.  I've never worked with NFS before so
> > I'll need a little guidance on where to go to do exporting and stuff. 
> > (all my exporting on my E-Smith server is done with SAMBA)  Also....will
> > the users home directory that appears on the desktop in LTSP actually be
> > the home dir from the "new RedHat server"?  If not can I make that happen?
> >  I'm open to a lot of suggestions....I have time to experiment and would
> > like to do so starting on Tuesday a.m.   Thanks for your help!
> > 
> > PS  I know Chris Hobbs from Silver Valley has worked on this before....can
> > you help me too?  Chris?
> > 
> > 
> > David N. Trask
> > Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> > Vassalboro Community School
> > dtrask vcs u52 k12 me us
> > (207)923-3100
> > 
> > 
> > 
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