[K12OSN] Shutting clients down: was tight vnc connection to ltsp client refused (111 error)
ascensiontech at gmail.com
Wed Jun 14 16:17:52 UTC 2006
Wow! How I've been pining for that ability. To have a cron job
shutting down all terminals at night would be fantastic. I can't tell
you how many times I've come in on a Saturday to a 100 degree F
computer lab! Ugly waste!! Would it be possible to remove the
shutdown function from run_ltspinfod and give it to a seperate command
with higher permissions?
On 5/30/06, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/29/06, Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
> > On Mon, 29 May 2006, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> > > On 5/29/06, Dan Visentin <visentind at hdsb.ca> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> btw... another great feature to add, if you are so inclined, is another
> > >> button to shutdown all the workstations remotely using /usr/sbin/ltspinfo
> > >> --host=wsXXX --shutdown (or --reboot). I'm considering modifying the
> > >> sourcecode for fun (I know that's dangerous... but what the heck!).
> > >> At any rate, I appreciate your looking into these problems created by my
> > >> follies!
> > >>
> > >
> > > Thank you Dan !!!!!!!!
> > > I always wanted this feature to be in fl_tt. I had actually asked this
> > > question on the list last year Dec 19th. I got no replies and figured
> > > it wasn't possible. Rest assured the next version will have this
> > > feature (now that I know it can be done). No more walking around
> > > shutting systems off by hand. :)
> > > Now if only there was a way to boot them remotely. sigh.
> > You have to enable an undocumented setting in lts.conf for this to work
> > (hint: grep SHUTDOWN /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/*).
> yes, I know. I already did it.
> > The reason this feature is undocumented and disabled by default is that
> > there is NO AUTHENTICATION yet. That means your kids can shutdown/reboot
> > any terminal they please if they figure this out :-(
> What if you change the permission of ltspinfo to 754?
> Robert Arkiletian
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