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Old 01-18-2007, 03:00 AM   #1
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Talking central stored user login


hi, I was wondering where I can find out more about portable desktop enviroments on fedora 6.

basically I want a central server to contain the login details, home directories and files for my users, so that they can go to any computer on the network and login into there own work space.

I have samba setup as i have only one xp box on the network.

any ideas and directions would be gratefully recieved

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Old 01-18-2007, 05:49 AM   #2
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You need to setup a NIS server. Google NIS how to .
 
Old 01-19-2007, 03:04 AM   #3
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yeah been searching this topic

I have also been looking at the fedora active directory, is this a better way or is it the same as nis , or should I install and run both at the same time.


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