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Re: managing multiple machines

David Wright said:
> Several posters have pointed out that I can get DHCP to assign IPs
> based on MAC, which goes a long way toward solving my problem. I
> guess if I share hosts using ldap, I can still give each machine a
> unique name, too.
> Now the only problem I can think of with sharing /usr and /etc is
> that my file server's /etc will contain stuff like /etc/exports,
> which will end up telling every machine to be a file server. Hmmmm.

how about doing all the configuration on a dedicated 'client'
and copy all of that data over, so it looks the same as the
rest of the clients? instead of doing server->client do

or get a copy of vmware, run a client in there just for the
sake of saving physical hardware.


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