[Samba] Roaming Desktops with Linux Clients

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Tue Apr 10 12:33:59 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 11 April 2007 06:55, Jimmy Perkins wrote:
> I have Samba setup on a Debian server and have implemented roaming desktops
> for the windows clients.  In this network, there
> are also LINUX clients that i would like to use roaming desktops and the
> users be able to access their home directory on the server
> when they login to one of these linux clients.
> Is this possible using Samba?  And can anyone point me to a
> website/tutorial or any information regarding this?  I have searched a lot
> and have not found much related to my problem.

You could try pam_mount - http://pam-mount.sourceforge.net/

That combined with pam_winbind and nss_winbind should get you what you want.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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