[clug] Local configuration on a non-homogeneous LAN

Bryan Kilgallin kilgallin at iinet.net.au
Sat Jun 22 04:45:54 UTC 2019


> A bit more background of the scenario:
> The LAN is actually a group of virtual machines, not actual hardware.
> Similarly, the user is just me, but I am also "virtualised" in that I
> will be working under different user ids according to the role I am
> taking - everyday use, development of a project, finance stuff, etc.
> The VMs will be using different Linux distributions (and perhaps
> different releases) as this is necessary to support the applications I
> want to use. However, for each user I want to be able to access their
> data files from any of the machines - hence the home directory will be
> provided via NFS.

This is convenient to you. But real users won't do what you expect!

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