[OpenIndiana-discuss] Central management
ijanmaat at xs4all.nl
Mon Apr 11 21:31:58 UTC 2011
Sabayon looks nice. It can store profiles in LDAP so if i can find the
time I will have a look at that.
Jamon Camisso schreef:
> On 04/10/11 04:53 PM, Ivar Janmaat wrote:
>> Thanks for the links.
>> I was looking more for something which does not require MS windows.
>> Tight home dir control is what I also used. But keeping up with all the
>> desktop settings and trying to find how to control things, feels like
>> working backwards.
>> If people are serious about opensource in the enterprise without the
>> need for MS windows. (that will probably take some time...but just
>> imagine) then it would be nice for administrators to use some desktop
>> control tool. If all applications would read the mandatory settings
>> from the control tool (database/ldap) then opensource deployments would
>> be much easier.
>> Is there nothing in the opensource world which addresses this issue?
> Gnome has Sabayon for just that use case. I've used it before for Linux
> desktops. Not sure how much work it would take to get running on
> OpenIndiana: http://live.gnome.org/Sabayon
> You might also try Puppet as another commenter pointed out. Use jruby
> and run "gem install puppet" to start. It will be in
> /var/ruby/1.8/gem_home/bin/puppet if you install it with root privileges.
> More here: http://docs.puppetlabs.com/guides/introduction.html
> Regards, Jamon
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