Creating user accounts....

Jakob Oestergaard jakob at unthought.net
Fri Feb 14 07:53:58 EST 2003


On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 01:13:07PM -0600, RANGI, JAI wrote:
> What is the best way to create and manage user accounts on Beowulf,
> Is there a way that you create account on Master node and all the slave node
> will get information from Master node only.
> 
> I was thinking of NIS, if you use NIS then still so you have to create
> account on all the nodes.

No why ?

I have all user home directories exported via NFS. On the NIS master
server I run an adduser, which also creates the home directory - that's
it.

Maybe I'm missing something here - but what else do you need?  I don't
need more in my setup at least.

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