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Re: FW: slightly-OT: centralized user management



On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 10:58:22AM -0500, Jason Clinton wrote:
> 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.
> 

Cool.  Would you consider posting it so I have a starting point?  No
sense reinventing the wheel :-)

-Roberto

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Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~sanchezr

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