[Linux-HA] Users

Alan Robertson alanr at unix.sh
Mon Oct 24 18:57:37 MDT 2005


Slack wrote:
> 
> Hello people, I have a question,
> I have two boxes (slackware 10.2) in an HA cluster using Heartbeat 
> (excellent)
> and DRBD (excellent too), my question is if you know about any problem 
> if I mirror the /etc directory (especially /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow). 
> for having the same user in both nodes at the same time, or the only way 
> is to create the user in both nodes?

Yeah...

DRBD puts its config files there :-)

There's a little bootstrapping issue associated with that...
Also, some things are host-specific.

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