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From: ori@eigenstate.org
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] Two file servers sharing an auth server
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 16:23:03 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <79E17F00FA0C76BA833463939866386D@eigenstate.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABaXbEYtEwE3Upjv5gZfgBgvP26SJUfDZzyAcWbpVz5j=7WMeQ@mail.gmail.com>

Quoth Nathan Zimmen-Myers <nathan@nzm.ca>:
> As ori mentioned in IRC, keyfs is used to maintain the authentication
> database which can be queried remotely (I believe? this might not be a
> correct interpretation), is it correct to simply mount keyfs on web1
> from fs1?

No; I thought you wanted to move or replicate the users between the
auth servers.

> The other option which comes to mind, is to boot web1 from fs1, and
> use web1's disk for documents to be connected to httpd, which may make
> long-term maintenance easier. Would this be a more common
> configuration?

Just give them the same auth server:

sys=foo ether=aabbccddeeff ip=

sys=bar ether=aabbccddeeff ip=

even better if you can share an fs, and
therefore share the ndb, but you don't
need to; just point at the auth server
you want to use.

you don't even need to *own* that auth
server, though you'll need the owner of
the auth server to add a speaksfor line
if your hostowner is different.

  reply	other threads:[~2022-11-02 20:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-11-02 19:18 Nathan Zimmen-Myers
2022-11-02 20:23 ` ori [this message]
2022-11-02 23:53   ` william
2022-11-03  0:43     ` Nathan Zimmen-Myers
2022-11-03  9:28       ` Steve Simon
2022-11-03 10:33         ` sirjofri
2022-11-03 20:57           ` Steve Simon
2022-11-04  0:00             ` william
2022-11-04  6:58             ` sirjofri
2022-11-04  7:09               ` william
2022-11-04  8:29                 ` sirjofri

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