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Re: How to update proxy settings on LTSP clients? (Was: [debian-edu-commits] r79820 - in) branches/wheezy/debian-edu-config: debian share/ltsp/init-ltsp.d

On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 11:18:21PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Wolfgang Schweer]
> > The proxy setting hook scripts expect dhclient to run.
> Perhaps it is better to handle the LTSP proxy setting the way
> resolv.conf is handled, by copying it from the LTSP host environment
> to the LTSP chroots?  This way dhclient do not need to run on LTSP
> clients.

Yes, would probably be better.

> Why did you pick the implemented approach over alternatives?

Cause this seems to work, even if the proxy setting is messed up on the 
server side, as this is currently the case (set to direct://).
> When resolvconf update /etc/resolv.conf on the server,
> /etc/resolvconf/update.d/ltsp-chroots take care of updating the LTSP
> chroots too.  We could do something similar in
> /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/wpad-proxy-update.

Yes, if the proxy setting is fixed on the server side.


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