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Re: Implementing networked /home



On Thursday 01 September 2005 06:53, David Mackintosh wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 12:39:20PM -0400, Reuben D. Budiardja wrote:
> > Here are the options I'm considering:
>
> Actually, the answer is to do both (or neither).
>
> What we do is put the real home directories somewhere else (like
> /export/disk1/home), and export that.  Then you populate the
> automount maps for NIS (auto.master and auto.home) so that whenever a
> process tries to use /home/$foo, it is mounted from
> $server:/export/disk/$foo.  This means that the setup is consistant
> across all systems, including the nfs server.

Thanks. I guess auto.master and auto.home are what I am looking for.

RDB


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