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Old 05-02-2008, 01:49 AM   #1
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creating common users..

hi i have 2 linux machines..networked

heres what m trying to do...

everytime i create a user on one machine i want that same user to get access to the other linux machine also..

ie. i want same users to be added to the other linux machines user list

is it possible????
Old 05-02-2008, 03:52 AM   #2
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Yes. There are many ways.

1. Use thin clients.
2. Use one machine to serve the home directory and user accounts.
3. duplicate the user configuration files between the two machines.
4. add the user to the other machine normally
Old 05-02-2008, 06:58 AM   #3
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You can configure NIS server on one machine.


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