need to mount NFS to home groupname username /home/$deptname/$username

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by fishing4feeling, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. fishing4feeling macrumors newbie

    Sep 5, 2013
    Hi, I'm working in what is mostly a linux environment using NIS to login to a YP server and everyones home drive exists on a NFS server that gets mapped to /Home/$deptname/$username, so the only way I can currently get NIS users to work with MacOS is by editing the yp passwd file to change the default home directory path for something more Mac friendly like /home/$username but then this ends up breaking their ability to use other machines on the network (.bashrc problems)

    Can someone tell me how to go about this, because if I could simply create folders in the /home folder for the two dept names we have, I think everything except for some bash scripting errors would works fine! Is their some way of creating folders or a symlink or an automount / auto_home directive that could make use of my current /home/$deptname/$username syntax ?

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