[K12OSN] New Building's LTSP Server

Joseph Bishay joseph.bishay at gmail.com
Thu May 5 18:30:46 UTC 2011


On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> An ltsp server is sort-of a special case where you need the CPU performance
> because you are running the client desktops and apps (unless you have local
> apps) and you also need disk reliability.  I think there is a case for using
> an older, slower but sever-class (dual power supplies, hardware raid, etc.)
> machine as an NFS and authentication server with one or more fast desktop
> machines (lots of RAM but otherwise cheap) acting as the ltsp servers - and
> being mostly interchangeable or even disposable.

Is there a HOWTO or guide for how to set up such a configuration? I
think that would help utilize some of the existing hardware we have
now as well as reduce the cost of the purchased server.  I also wanted
to ask if there are any drawbacks or concerns with such a deployment?

Thank you

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