Central login from server

Edward Pinski pinskie at physics.uc.edu
Tue Aug 20 08:04:17 PDT 2002



> On Behalf Of Billy O'Connor
> 
> Norbert Moendjen <nobbe at moendjen.de> writes:
> 
> > Has anybody tried this? I want it like the windows-login. No
> > userauthorization on the client. The user has to authorizese himself
> > on the server to get a login and his home from the server.
> 
> You might try NIS:
> 
> http://tldp.org/LDP/nag/node130.html
>

Hrm, NIS isn't exactly what you want, since it authorizes at the client.
The server just puts the passwd files out and the clients pick them up,
and the client authenaticates.

Edward Pinski

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