[TriLUG] AD and NIS vs rsync administration
lhb at hpcc.epa.gov
Thu Feb 17 17:09:42 EST 2011
I have been working on this issue for many years. Ran NIS
on a SUN network at Duke in the '80s and have
some(very little) exposure to AD in my current position.
My current site has 110 servers and workstations of various
flavors, Solaris, SGI, RedHat, and CentOS.
All of these servers function independently of each other as
system files are "pushed" or "pulled" using rsync commands
which are monitored and launched by scripts controlled by
The idea here is to update one ADMIN server and it distributes
the necessary system files to other servers.
These procedures have been developed over many years and
are serving me quite well.
I am considering a startup business and would like some
assistance in "polishing" these procedures for that purpose.
The basic idea is to "polish" the procedures and develop a
website offering system administration to large sites.
If anyone is interested in putting your skills to work on
a project of this nature, please contact me off list.
This could develop into something or not.
If there is enough interest, we could met and discuss.
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