[K12OSN] Managing identical logins...

Robert Arkiletian robark at telus.net
Sun Jan 30 19:39:58 UTC 2005

Tom Lisjac wrote:

>We have a final issue to resolve before we can deploy the system that
>involves the way the school manages it's users. Rather then logging in
>individually, the kids all use the same class name... which creates
>instance collisions for Mozilla and OpenOffice. There are a lot of
>classes and I'm using winbind/pam to do domain authentication and
>create the home directories dynamically. This makes it easy for the
>Windows oriented admins to manage the class accounts and helped us
>sell the Linux approach in the first place.

At my school I took a black  marker and wrote 1,2,3,... on all the 
computer monitors. The login can be comp1, comp2, ... and the passwords 
are all the same. No problems with Mozilla or OOo.


Robert Arkiletian
C++ GUI tutorial http://fltk.org/links.php?V19+Q

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