default home for workstation accounts

simo idra at
Wed Mar 8 22:02:41 GMT 2006

On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 15:59 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> simo wrote:
> > In a few places in the code it seem we are going to populate the ldap
> > tree directly, this raise the question of getting a good default home
> > directory for these user accounts.
> > 
> > What do people think of adding an template wks homedir parameter or
> > something like that defaulting to something like: /nowkshomedir ?
> You know.  I honestly wonder if this information shouldn't be store
> in the sambaDOmain entry in the directory itself.  Rather than
> in smb.conf.  Of course, then you ask how does it get this to begin
> with.

I'm ok with either solution, but yours requires yet another change in
the schema probably. Or are you thinking of setting there template
accounts ? (Not a bad idea, but then we must be careful not to look them
up by mistake)


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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