[K12OSN] $275 of $750 Pledged Re: Pledge Drive for K12Linux EL6

Steven Santos Steven at simplycircus.com
Tue May 17 23:41:15 UTC 2011

We have been looking for an LDAP guru to do this for almost a year
without success. If you know someone that you can refer me to, it
would be a good thing, thanks!

Steven Santos
P: 617-527-0667
F: 617-934-1870
E: Steven at SimplyCircus.com

Simply Circus, Inc.
86 Los Angeles Street
Newton, MA 02462

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Warren Togami Jr. <warren at togami.com> wrote:
> (Oops, I fail at math.  That is $275 pledged so far.)
> On 5/17/2011 6:09 AM, Steven Santos wrote:
>> I will pledge $50 towards this.
>> Warren, how much would it cost me to get you to make EL6LTSP default
>> to an LDAP server w/client option as the user back end?
> I am not fully versed in LDAP integration, but I suspect that it is a matter
> of standard system administration involving the LTSP server using a
> designated LDAP server as the authentication source, and mounting /home over
> the network to share the common home directories.  This can be fragile
> and/or insecure if not configured properly, and it is outside the scope of
> what LTSP provides.
> If you cannot figure out how to deploy that type of network yourself from
> documentation/books, then you may need to hire a Linux consultant to
> configure it properly for your organization.  I may know Linux experts in
> your area (I used to work from the Westford, MA Red Hat office).
> How big is your deployment?  Do you already have a LDAP server and NFS
> server with all the home directories?
> Warren Togami
> warren at togami.com
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