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Old 03-05-2013, 04:30 AM   #1
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Most efficient way of mounting a home area from a file server


Kinda new to the sysadmin scene. At the moment I mount /home from a fileserver via NFS and I use autofs to do this. Is there a better/more efficient way of doing this, perhaps by creating home directories on demand onto a local disk whenever the user logs in? I have about 50 systems running SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2, and users can log into any system for their work.

How would I go about it?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions,

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why do you want to change it? without any specific reason I would use this setup (automounter and auto unmount based on a timeout)
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Just wondered whether there was a better way for organising that, but if that is the best way......



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