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# 1  
Old 12-24-2009
home dir mount issue

Hi all,

I have to mount my home directory in one box, by default everyone's home directory will mount in all unix boxes which we have. But we have unmounted these home directories from some boxes to keep the data as safe. So for automation purpose i need my home directory only in those boxes to copy SSH keys for some other boxes. I checked with my administrator. They are saying that reboot of the Unix box will remount everyone's home dir. But I want to mount my home dir only

1. Is there any way to mount my home dir only without rebooting the server?
2. If no, then is there any way to login into some other unix box without giving the password and without copying the SSH keys of that box?

Can any one please suggest on this query?

Please let me know if you have any doubts on this

Thanks in advance.
Regards,
Raghu.
# 2  
Old 12-25-2009
The filesystem/mount point should be mounted in order for you to access your home dir. If you do not have root priviledges, you can't do much about it.
# 3  
Old 12-25-2009
1. Of course it is possible without restarting anything (lol at your administrators)
2. If that home dir was mounted via NFS, then tell your admins to run:
Code:
# dfshares server_name

- to check if directory is properly shared
Code:
# mount -F nfs server_name:/dir_to_mount /mount_point

- to mount it

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