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Old 03-02-2011, 04:12 PM
Arnaud G
Default Resolved: automatically mount network drive - 10.04 LTS

thank you all of you.

The use of csync + the pam auth module is exactly what I was looking for.



From: Arnaud G <lepelerin2002@yahoo.com>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Thu, February 17, 2011 9:49:35 AM
Subject: Re: automatically mount network drive - 10.04 LTS

From: Colin Law <clanlaw@googlemail.com>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
Sent: Tue, February 15, 2011 5:34:37 AM
Subject: Re: automatically mount network drive - 10.04 LTS

On 15 February 2011 01:58, Arnaud G <lepelerin2002@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am back to the drawing board. Below is what I need to accomplish. I have
> been looking around, trying different solutions, experimenting but so far I
> am not satisfied with the result I got.
> We are migrating people, in my university, to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. On the
> "desktop" side (approx 500 users) LTSP will be used. It works. So far so
> good.
> By default everything is saved under their "Documents" folder.
> My problem is about the laptop users. They will have 10.04 LTS installed on
> their machine.* When they use their laptop their work is saved by default in
> their "Documents" folder. So far everything is good.
> I would like to synchronize their
laptop "Documents" folder to
their network
> drive "Documents" folder. I can use rsync for that once their network drive
> is "mounted". I could use something similar to that in their .bashrc or
> write a little script

>This might be useful
>It describes a script that monitors access to a server and when it
>becomes available it mounts the specified folders.* I think one could
>easily add your sync requirements into that.
>Alternatively can Dropbox or Ubuntu One be used to sync multiple users
>onto one server?* I do not know but I feel it should be possible.
>Then they would not even need to connect to the server to sync.

I will try that seems like I have an almost working solution
here. I will let
you know how it goes.

Tx again for your help


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