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Old 5th November 2007, 19:39
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Default Multiple desktops sharing users, files etc

Hello,

I have bought about 30 machines with the following configuration:

Celeron 3.2Ghz
512MB RAM
80GB HD

I will install Debian on them. But i would like to share the users, files etc between them.

Example: i'm on machine "one", i login with user fernando, create a file and exit. When i go to machine "two" and login with fernando i will be able to access file.


I know that i can do this with LTSP but since this machines have a good configuration ( for office/internet purposes ) i would like to use their resources instead of using a single server.

Thanks,

Fernando.
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Old 6th November 2007, 05:10
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you could use one machine as a master and setup an NFS export from that machine of /home. Mount that on each of the machines as /home and mirror the passwd, shadow and group files.

The master wouldn't have to be a standalone server.
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