[Samba] Roaming Desktops with Linux Clients

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Wed Apr 11 11:37:51 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 11 April 2007 20:44, Dave Ewart wrote:
> Well, we clearly have different opinions here.  I don't fancy mounting
> /home (via NFS) on every Linux box.  That just strikes me as the wrong
> way to do it: a local machine root compromise puts the entirety of /home
> at risk.  pam_mount at least ensures that you only get the home
> directory for the current logged-in user remotely-mounted.

I wasn't thinking straight and was under the impression that local root would 
need special access to the LDAP server but that isn't necessary with the 
correct ACLs.

Yes, you're right :)

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