network freebsd computers
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Tue Sep 22 18:44:10 UTC 2009
On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 02:12:48PM -0400, Carmel NY wrote:
> I can find a virtual cornucopia of information on networking Windows
> machines; Microsoft even includes a wizard to accomplish it. However,
> there does not seem to be as much information regarding non-Windows
Perhaps because it is *harder* to network Windows than Unix?
Skimming this thread something I would suggest that may be falling
through the cracks is to unify your user accounts across all the
machines. No matter that user "joe" isn't supposed to be using a
particular machine do not reuse joe's userid on that machine.
Also reconsider the need to share all filesystems across all machines.
A typical Windows "network application" often runs client-fileserver
rather than client-server. When one can not remotely login to a
single-user Windows machine, filesharing band-aids that issue.
Multi-user Unix systems trivially allow remote logins including ftp and
scp file copying.
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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