[CentOS] Moving the Home dir to new server

Todd Cary todd at aristesoftware.com
Fri Sep 2 20:38:55 UTC 2005


Bryan -

Sounds like it is time to break out the books....

And this sounds like NIS will work in some capacity for backups...right?

Todd

Bryan J. Smith wrote:

>On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 08:34 -0600, aly.dharshi at telus.net wrote:
>  
>
>>Hello,
>>I would suggest LDAP as NIS/NIS+ are slowly dying out in favour of 
>>LDAP.
>>    
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>
>My point started with ...
>  "It makes it extremely easy and painless."
>
>In other words, it would take _less_ effort to setup than to manually
>figure out what files, copy them over, etc...
>
>I love LDAP, and now that Netscape Directory Server is now Fedora
>Directory Server, yes, for the long haul, it's great.
>
>  
>
>>You can use something like FDS or OpenLDAP to accomplish this, PADL 
>>has some migration scripts for this to happen. The site, 
>>http://directory.fedora.redhat.com has some more information about this 
>>under the howto's especially the Posix one.
>>    
>>
>
>Yes, I use the PADL tools all-the-time.  But the endeavor to setup LDAP
>and everything else gets involved.
>
>Whereas you can setup the current server as an NIS server, run
>"Makefile" in /var/yp and bam!  You're done.
>
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