[K12OSN] one more time
jim at winonacotter.org
Wed Feb 23 17:54:26 UTC 2005
> I tried to ask this previously, but wasn't clear, I guess.
> Is there anyway to incorporate LTSP into an existing Windows
> 2000 / 2003 network? I have a Windows network with DHCP,
> authentication/file and terminal servers running. I would
> like to add an LTSP to the network --
> but HOW? The clients need to access every resource -- they
> are all local
> bootable clients (no true thin clients booting from the server).
I too am a little confused as to what you want. I read this as you have
an existing all windows network. You don't want to change anything with
the Windows setup. But you want to add a LTSP server to the existing
network and then either boot the current Windows machines via a boot
floppy (or some other means) to the ltsp server when needed, and then be
able to reboot back to a full local install of windows when needed. Or
do you mean you want to connect to the ltsp server from a windows
If the first assumption is correct I think you just need to build a
single NIC install of ltsp. Set DHCP to run on an alternative port.
Then set your boot floppys or whatever to get dhcp from the alternate
port. I would think you could setup a custom boot loader on the local
installations that would give you a menu to choose boot Windows or LTSP,
then not mess with any boot disks. I am pretty sure I have seen this
done before. I think that would be your most seamless option.
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