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Re: FW: slightly-OT: centralized user management

On Saturday 30 July 2005 09:15, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> Right.  I am looking for something more cross platform.  At least to
> cover Windows and Linux and maybe Mac OS X.  I am not familiar with
> Windows networking, so I don't know what all the correct terminology is.
> I just recall that at one place I worked everyone had laptops in docking
> stations.  If you logged into the Windows domain at least once a
> particular machine, it would cache your login credentials and your
> Windows equivalent of $HOME.

The answer to all your problems lies in using OpenLDAP and pam_mount. I wrote 
a script that generates the .pam_mount.conf file in users home directories on 
Linux and on Windows, Samba serves up a roaming profile.

It's a lot of work, though.

I use digital signatures and encryption. My key is stored at pgp.mit.edu key
ID code: "0x8DB3BF09". F: F628 D9D3 E57A C281 5EFE  7DF7 B52A A393 8DB3 BF09

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