[K12OSN] OS X LDAP & Linux Clients

David Trask dtrask at vcsvikings.org
Mon Jun 5 20:09:04 UTC 2006

Essentially yes....you would just tell the K12LTSP server (via authconfig)
to authenticate to the OS X server....there should and would be no users
on the K12LTSP machine.  /home is left empty and you simply use it as a
mount point for home from the OS X server

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Monday, June 05, 2006 at 2:42 PM +0000 wrote:
>On Jun 5, 2006, at 2:24 PM, David Trask wrote:
>> If you are using the later OS X servers....Panther or more
>> desirably...Tiger....you can use NFS to mount the /home dirs.    
>> Easy to do
>> and transparent to the user.
>Is this the case if I move my account information to the OSX Server  
>machine?  (right now I do use NFS to mount the /home directories)
>I want to move away from NIS, and use the OSX server's LDAP server to  
>manage accounts...
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David N. Trask
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Vassalboro Community School
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