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Re: FW: slightly-OT: centralized user management

On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 11:10:04AM -0500, Jason Clinton wrote:
> On Saturday 30 July 2005 10:59, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> > Cool.  Would you consider posting it so I have a starting point?  No
> > sense reinventing the wheel :-)
> Unfortunately, the script is owned by my employer so I can't share it. But all 
> I did was set up OpenLDAP, use the Official Samba HOWTO to configure the 
> Linux server. Then on each Linux work station I just copy the pam_mount 
> script there are modify /etc/nsswitch.conf and /etc/pam.d/xdm to support 
> LDAP. I put the pam_mount script in cron to run nightly to syncronize with 
> the Linux server. Then, the Linux desktops automatically mount the users data 
> from /var/lib/samba/profiles/<username>/My Documents 
> to /home/<user>/network_drive and unmount it when they log off.
> On Windows, you just join an NT4 style domain and then that's it. The Samba 
> server instructs it to do roaming profiles. The profiles are stored 
> in /var/lib/samba/profiles/<username>

OK.  Thanks for the info.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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