automating creation of home dirs

SRuth at SRuth at
Thu Oct 26 18:42:53 GMT 2000

use the "add user script" function in smb.conf

If you need more help or a sample script let me know.


-----Original Message-----
From: Brad Tarver [mailto:btarver at]
Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 1:13 PM
To: 'samba-ntdom at'
Subject: automating creation of home dirs

i have a linux box with samba 2.0.7. my PDC is an NT4 box.

i want to be able to add a user thru user manager for domains on the NT PDC
and it create the user and the users home dir on the linux box...

is this possible? and if so could someone give me some kind of configuration
example on how to setup that up?


Brad Tarver
Network Engineer
btarver at
Vention, Inc.

"Security is not a product, but a process."
  -- Bruce Schneier, author of "Applied Cryptography".

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