Question on winbind

David Krovich dkrovich at
Fri Oct 20 16:31:53 GMT 2000

	Ok, I'm still a little unclear about what winbind does with
home directories.
	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 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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