jon at axismilton.ltd.uk
Fri Jul 23 16:02:24 BST 2004
> I dont really want to use NIS as it something extra to add to the server
> and i was trying to keep it simple :), you say about the uids and gids,
> is that just a case of me changing the client uids and gids to the same
> as the server's ones?
Yes but you need to change the ownership of pre-existing stuff with it.
Probably just the home directory, mail spool file. (It is possible to
remap uids and gids but the wrong solution).
> server = orbman:*:1001:1001:User &:/home/orbman:/bin/sh
> client = orbman:*:600:600:User &:/home/orbman:/bin/sh
> should both read the same ?
> (just example i dont know if them id's are right.)
> Yea i will just export /home but when i last tried something like that i
> remember one of the clients saying something about it couldnt Lock a
> file, that was right after i logged in on gnome (permissions ?)
'fraid I know little more than something called lockd might be used to
assist with locking NFS files. Perhaps dump gnome as it is a piece of
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