Accessing a user's home directory
I'm building a xulrunner application, and I have a need to store/
access files in a user's home directory; that is, the application may
be installed system-wide, but each user will be able to store/access
their own files with it.
How do I reference the user's home directory in a platform-agnostic
On 06/02/2007 00:46 (CET), john wrote:
> I'm building a xulrunner application, and I have a need to store/
> access files in a user's home directory; that is, the application may
> be installed system-wide...Install into user's HOME directory?
On page 86 of the IDM 3.01 install guide for User App, it says that you
shouldn't login as ROOT to install, but that the install directory goes
into the user's home directory in the /novell/idm directory.
Now, why would you want to install something into a specific user's home
directory for server-based software that needs writable access?
Is there a better place to install the User App to? (/usr or
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Why does the software need writeable access? Except for the logs (and
temporary files for JBoss), perh...Securing or encrypting a user's home directory
Does anyone have any experience or recommendations with products that
could encrypt a user's home directory entirely, where by they would
unlock it upon logging into the tree?
Maybe something that integrates into the Novell client. We use NetWare
6.5 file servers but are headed towards OES2
...Moving user's home directories to NSS partition
Can I move/change my user's home directories to a NSS partition?
I need to setup the user home directory when create user account, using
\\server\volume at the user home directory field, in iManager.
Can I do this? Anybody here has some information about?
On Tue, 01 Aug 2006 00:17:54 +0000, Alan Cota wrote:
Sure any user residing in eDirectory can have their home directory
residing on an NSS volume, no problem.
Just treat it the same way as if the volume had resided on a
___________________________...Can you move User's Home Directories by Hand?
I have a need to move about 200 user's home directories from a NW5.0
server to and NW6.5 server. I was going to do it this weekend. I was
searching around on Deja.com and it seems a lot of people pay a bundle to
get a utility to do it. Is there anything wrong with just copying the
directories from one server to another and then editing the user objects
through console1 and changing it to the new loc? Obviously it will take
some time, but is there any actual reason or danger invovled in just doing
it this way? Thanks for your help. Hopefully, I can get it done this
wee...Re-associate User ID's with Home Directories
When our main server crashed, we had to restore from backup. All the
volumes containing our users files were restored back into their original
location and server was given the same name, but our users have lost the
association between their account and home directory. We started to
manually go through and re-associate the directories with the users on
ConsoleOne, but this would take days. Is there a tool that could perform
a batch operation for such a task? The User ID is the same as the folder
Thanks in advance,
If it were me, I'd...ifolder 2.1 and user's Home directory
Is it possible to have ifolder point to the user's H:drive? I think it
would be much easier to maintain. Also easier on the users they would not
have to track 2 sets of files. I know this was not available on previous
versions. Can someone let me know if its been added or how to do it? Thank
> Is it possible to have ifolder point to the user's H:drive? I think it
> would be much easier to maintain. Also easier on the users they would not
> have to track 2 sets of files. I know this was not available on previous
> versions. Can someone let me know i...Windows My Documents pointing to Netware's Home Directory
Is there a good tid, or something in the cool solutions, or can
me how to get Windows XP "My Documents" to point two your Netware's
Directory using Zenwork For Desktops version 4.
I'm using the Group Policies feature, but can't find anything in the
for this feature.
Here are a couple ways that I know of.
_redirect_group_policy_zw....NXserver, No .Xauthority file in user's home directory
Been trying to get nxserver running on 11.2 i386 at location A and keep
getting an error on connecting from client at location B.
NX> 203 NXSSH running with pid: 6439
NX> 285 Enabling check on switch command
NX> 285 Enabling skip of SSH config files
NX> 285 Setting the preferred NX options
NX> 200 Connected to address: 22.214.171.124 on port: 22
NX> 202 Authenticating user: nx
NX> 208 Using auth method: publickey
/usr/bin/xauth: /usr/NX/home/nx/.Xauthority not writable, changes will be ignored
HELLO NXSERVE...User's home directory saved in Samba server not locally
Continuing with my assigned task of migrating the company's PCs to
GNU/Linux ('openSUSE as server for GNU/Linux clients'
(http://tinyurl.com/5sqzjl7)) I managed to set up a DC with roaming
profiles for the few remaining Windows users, user validation and login
for the openSUSE boxes and a few network shares with different rights.
I know there are no roaming profiles for GNU/Linux and I can live with
that but I would like to specify wich users/groups would have their home
directories saved locally (notebook users) and which will save them on
the Samba server...Creating a user directory other than home directory
I have a two-fold problem. I have JRB utilities but I can not see how to
make this work.
We created a directory in the users home directory. We want to move all
these directories out into another main directory and have the same file
rights. Plus, when we add new users, we want this directory to be created
Each teacher has a directory called GQWIN in their home directory. This is
their gradebook. We want to move all of the teachers gradebooks into one
central "Gradebook" directory, then their username, then the GQWIN
Curren...Active Directory user home directory
I have a question, how to sync home directorires of users from Identity
Vault to Active Directory?
Into AD there are 2 LDAP attributes calleds homeDrive (the network drive
letter) and homeDirectory that is the network path used to map during user
My doubt is about the eDirectory volume information. The volume will be not
sync to the AD because AD does not recognize this information, right? So,
how to sync? I was thinking about create 2 eDirectory attributes where I
can write theese informations.
What do you think about this?
Anyone can help me?
Best regards..."Error: The create user's home directory failed"
Can anyone speak to the status of this bug? Any fix on the horizon? It is
a major roadblock in the adoption of iManager by our helpdesk.
Volunteer Sysop, Novell Support Connection
Supposed to be fixed in the 2.5 release of Imanager. Release date: 4th
quarter. Sorry... I don't have any more details.
Volunteer Sysop, Novell Support Connection
It looks as if ...Create Directory in Users Home Directory
I was wondering if there was an easy way of creating a directory and coping
a file to it in each users home directory, using the login script?
Could I just run a batch file like this:
dir F:\homedir\test\test.file 1>2> nul
if errorlevel=1 goto test
xcopy f:\test\test.file f:\homedir\test
Or is there an easier way?
> Or is there an easier way?
ZEN for Desktops... But you can do it with a batch file.
- Anders Gustafsson, Engineer, CNE6, ASE
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