[K12OSN] Connecting to OSX Tiger Volumes

Brad Johnson bjohnson at independence.k12.ia.us
Fri Feb 24 03:11:50 UTC 2006

On Jan 27, 2006, at 12:11 PM, Selzler, Bruce wrote:

> Hello Team,
> I have some LTSP servers and workstations set up around our  
> campus.  One
> major shortcoming of the LTSP setups here at our school is that the
> students cannot use LTSP workstations to access their folders on our
> OSX.4 server.
> The server is setup as a stand alone server and serves volumes to
> windows clients as well as Macs, and I also use NFS shares on these
> servers to install LTSP on other systems.  However I can't seem to see
> or mount any volumes on the OSX servers from an LTSP workstation.
> What I would really like to do is have OSX server LDAP and have the  
> workstations use that information to log each student on so they can
> mount their OSX folders and work on the files they have stored  
> there on
> their own desktop.  But I've had zero luck with that as well.
> At this point I'd be happy if the students could log on to a generic
> account on LTSP and open up their folders from the desktop like  
> they do
> with Windoze and Macs.  But I can't seem to figure out how to make  
> this
> happen.
> I've read the HowTo's and I've played with this stuff until I'm  
> blue in
> the face but no luck so far.  I have the sense that I'm missing
> something really basic that should be obvious, but I can't see it.
> Is there anyone out there doing what I would like to do here that  
> could
> explain the process to me like I'm an eight year old?  I'd really
> appreciate it.  Thanks.
> - Sez
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Have you had any further luck with this?  Feel free to email me off  
list if you want, and I'll give you my phone number to talk you  
through this.


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