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Old 08-05-2014, 09:54 AM   #1
mhdayman
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openldap with autofs


hi every body...

I installed openldap-server on computer and i configure it ...then install openldap-client with oddjob-mkhomedir and i can log in through su command ....

1)-my question why need autofs for home directory ???? i don't understand... or autofs is required whether oddjob not avaliable ....

2)- what the difference between autofs-ldap which need to specfic configuration in ldap and autofs about normal autofs which avaliable in red hat guide which need only add * server:/home/&

thanks..
 
Old 08-05-2014, 10:00 AM   #2
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Autofs is used to mount nfs shares automatically when user logged on, if you're using nfs share as your ldap users home dirs, then you need autofs. If you just using a local home dir and the ldap only for authentication, you probably don't need that.
 
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Old 08-05-2014, 10:09 AM   #3
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ok, when i used oddjob-mkhomedir the autofs not necessary ..

what the difference between autofs-ldap and autofs normal ??? normal i mean when put in autofs as example (* server:/home/&)
 
Old 08-05-2014, 10:25 AM   #4
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Check out the link below

http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/De...ig-autofs.html
 
  


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