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Locally Cache Mac OS X Network Login Folders
Authored by: gneagle on Apr 11, '06 10:46:55AM

This doesn't _cache_ these folders - it places them on the local machine. If the local machine dies, this data is gone. Since ~/Documents/Microsoft User Data can contain your Entourage database, that would be bad. Important data is also kept in ~/Library.

Once you configure things this way, if you log into another machine, you'll find you are missing lots of stuff.

If you are only interested in network home directories as a method to make sure the ~/Documents folder gets backed up, and you are not expecting to be able to login to another machine and have a useable environment, then this might work.

I'd recommend a more conservative approach of symlinking ~/Library/Caches, which are not important to save and are faster when stored locally.



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