logon script newbee question

David Collier-Brown davecb at sun.com
Fri Jul 25 12:23:09 GMT 2008

  Well, you could certainly define a script to run *before* the user
gets the login script, by hanging it off the connection to a netlogin share.
"user prexec" and "user root prexec" both sound possible...


andreas moroder wrote:
> John H Terpstra wrote:
>>On Thursday 24 July 2008 11:09:36 andreas moroder wrote:
>>>in the samba.general group I asked if it  is possible to start a script
>>>similar to preexec after the client has finished the logon script.
>>>I got no good answer so I suppose it is not.
>>As far as I can recall, when the client has finished processing the logon
>>script it just drops the connection to the netlogon share.  If my
>>recollection is correct (easily verified using wireshark), then there is
>>no mechanism for the client to signal the Samba server that it has
>>finished execution of the logon script, and therefore there is nothing to
>>trigger post logon script processing.
>>You could create a windows application that can be executed as teh last
>>step in the logon script, and possibly use it to do what you want.
> Because the script has to start on the server after the logon script on the
> client ended, the only remaining solution I can see is to write to a "magic
> script" file in the last line of the login script.
> On the other side magic scripts are dangerous because they start a script
> the user can create. Wouldn't it be a nice idea to create a thing similar
> to the magic script but where the content of the script is defined on the
> server side ?
> Maybe this could be implemented as VFS module.
> Bye
> Andreas

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