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Re: One login for multiple machines

Subject: Re: One login for multiple machines
From: "Michael R. Head"
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2007 13:38:18 -0500
On Thu, 2007-03-08 at 15:30 +0530, H.S.Rai wrote:
> I am setting up a lab, and proposing to have dual boot, ubuntu and
> MSXP. For Ubuntu bases setup, I want student should able to sit on any
> machine, get authenticated from remote server (thus not need to create
> user on every machine), gets his home directory served from some
> server, able to run applications from local machine with data accessed
> and stored from his remote home directory.
> 
> May you suggest me what need to be installed on Server, and how client
> need to be configured (may be with some additional softwares.)
> 
> Simple advise and pointer to article, howto or tutorial will be more
> than enough.

The simplest configuration is to set up cron jobs to copy the passwd,
group and shadow files between the machines and use NFS to share
the /home partition.

> Thanks in advance,
> 
> -- 
> H.S.Rai
> ===================
> 
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