[K12OSN] Re: Adding Users
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cliebow at downeast.net
Tue Jun 15 11:01:46 UTC 2004
david trask wrote up his experience..might touchbase with him....chuck
> I can help with the NIS. I will be out of town for a couple of
> weeks, but we'll see what happens.
> Check out http://www.ibiblio.org/mdw/HOWTO/NIS-HOWTO/index.html to
> get started with NIS.
> Anybody else have a good HOW-TO for LDAP?
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 17:13:27 -0700 (PDT)
> From: xyz xyz <babaliciouse at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [K12OSN] Re: Adding Users
> To: k12osn at redhat.com
> Message-ID: <20040612001327.41415.qmail at web52905.mail.yahoo.com>
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> Hey Dan
> I think that sounds like a better option - i'm going
> to give it a try on two spare p4's - i'm sure i'll
> need some help along the way though - i remember
> seeing links to some user guides - could you point me
> in that direction please.
> > Howdy,
> > Have you considered setting up NIS or LDAP for
> > the two machines?
> > With NIS, you can set one up as the master and the
> > other as the slave.
> > You can make changes on the master and the slave
> > would pick up those
> > changes whenever the maps are pushed out. You could
> > make additional
> > maps in addition to those that are default (passwd,
> > shadow, hosts,
> > etc.) Haven't played with LDAP, but the idea is the
> > same. I hope to do
> > it this summer. Time permitting....
> > Dan
> > Message: 8
> > Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 06:09:44 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: xyz xyz <babaliciouse at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: [K12OSN] Adding Users
> > To: k12osn at redhat.com
> > Message-ID:
> > <20040611130944.39299.qmail at web52906.mail.yahoo.com>
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> > posted this a few days ago with no response - can
> > anyone help me.
> > ...........
> > I have one machine with k12OS running as samba
> > server
> > and
> > another machine running K12LTSP as terminal server.
> > I intend to add all users to the samba server and
> > then
> > copy passwd, group and shadow files over to terminal
> > server on a daily/twice daily cron job.
> > I too hope to use some kind of text file containing
> > first name and last name and SIN# which will extract
> > a
> > username and password from this data and add these
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