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Old 11-25-2001, 09:38 AM   #1
Steave
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login stuff, please have a look!


Hurray! I just got my Yellow-page binding up and running... And now to the next (probably simple) problem:

If some user who is not created locally trys to log in, my system complains that it cannot cd into his homedir. Also kde misses some config files..

Is there a way to create the homedirectory of a user at login time if it does not exist and create a set of files/links in it? If yes: How do I do it??
I could create some kind of an image for that directory, so it just needs to be copied...

Thanx, steave.
 
Old 11-25-2001, 07:15 PM   #2
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when you use <adduser> to create a new user it will create a home folder for that user, then all you need to do is set the new users password with <passwd newuser>

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Old 11-26-2001, 02:59 AM   #3
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I do want to use NIS for user authentication, so I don't want to create them locally, but only on my server.
Authentication works fine already. All I need is that a local folder is created for each user who logs onto my workstation the first time.
 
Old 11-26-2001, 07:19 PM   #4
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Why not just mount the home directories from the server to your workstation?

mount yourserver:/home /home (permission and rootsquash stuff goes here)
 
Old 11-28-2001, 03:51 AM   #5
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argghh!! Should have thought of this myself... Thanx!
 
  


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