[CentOS] How to relocate $HOME directory

Sun Jan 30 21:38:41 UTC 2011
Gene Brandt <brandtg at bellsouth.net>

This is not a CentOs issue or problem. This plain Jane UNIX. $HOME can
be anything you want or need it to be. Copy the user's home directory to
where you want and make the appropriate changes in the passwd file or
automount maps.

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On Mon, 2011-01-31 at 06:07 +0900, Soo-Hyun Choi wrote:

> Hi there,
> As you know, $HOME is generally located at "/home/$username" by default.
> I would like to re-locate all users' $HOME directories to something like
> "/export/home/$username" without having a hassle/trouble.
> Initially, I've thought of just copying them to the new directory (under
> /export/home/xxx), but guessed it might trouble for the normal use (I'm
> pretty new to CentOS, although many experiences with Debian/Ubuntu).
> Is there any good tricks (or caveats) when moving users' home directory
> cleanly with CentOS? (I'm with CentOS 5.5 x86_64)
> Cheers,
> Soo-Hyun
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