Storing home directories on NFS server
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Sep 7 13:17:21 MDT 2006
On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 01:01:35PM -0600, Lee Higginson wrote:
> What complications may arise (if any) by storing all home directory
> information (for example .bash_profile etc) in one location and mounting
> that to the home directories from machines on different platforms?
> Platforms that will be mounting the nfsserver:/nfshome to their /home
> directories are Redhat Linux, Solaris, HPUX, and IBM-AIX
> Any ideas/comments/insults?
Well, one possible problem is with different versions of the same
program keeping their dot files straight. This might be even worse
Make sure either that everyone has the same uid:gid on all machines or
that you use anon[u|g]id to translate.
Insults I'll leave to the usual suspects.
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