Question on winbind
dkrovich at chopper.slackworks.com
Fri Oct 20 16:31:53 GMT 2000
Ok, I'm still a little unclear about what winbind does with
Lets say I have user named johndoe in my windows NT domain.
I setup winbind on a unix machine, and have johndoe log on to the
unix machine. What does he get as a home directory?
Does the user johndoe just get whatever is set in the Windows
NT Domain database?
On Thu, 19 Oct 2000 gcarter at valinux.com wrote:
> > 2)What does winbind do regarding home directories ?
> > It would be very nice if it mounted the users home
> > directory from the PDC (espescially in the case of a
> > samba PDC!).
> The home directories are normal filesystems. If you want
> to mount a remote filesystems over SMB, you'll need
> to look at smbfs. Otherwise you can just create a local
> home directory and do a "chown 'DOMAIN\user' $HOME".
> See the winbind man page for smb.conf details.
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