Re: Synchronized users/groups/passwords
In Wed, 18 Oct 2000 10:50:09 -0600 Bock Shannon E Contr AFRL/VSIO <Shannon.Bock@kirtland.af.mil> cum veritate scripsit :
> We currently have an 8 node cluster running, which is going to be
> expanded to 14 then 28 nodes and so on. Right now, we are managing the
> users, groups, and passwords manually on each node. What we are trying to
> determine is whether or not to use NIS, scripts, or another means to manage
> these automatically across the cluster. Each seems to have both good and
> bad points.
Using NIS is a good idea.
If it's a closed system, you can even try mounting /etc/ on other nodes,
but I have not tried this method with more than 4 machines.
If it's not a closed system, and security is a concern, I am not the person to say
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