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Re: Common Users And Passwords For Multiple Computers

--- John <johnruth_l@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to set up a about half a dozen linux boxes for my company.
> I wanted to know how I can set one machine to maintain an user and
> password list that would be accessible to all of the computers.

There is a How To for NIS here:


Once you have set up an NIS server, debian should automatically set up
any clients for you when you install the 'nis' package.

You will also probably want to have users' home directories available
from all computers, which you can do very easily with NFS.  Again, here
is a How To:


You shouldn't need to install anything extra for this as NFS is fairly

Hope that helps,


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