Home directories, Samba 4, what am I doing wrong?

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Nov 8 07:04:10 MST 2011

On Mon, 2011-11-07 at 11:43 -0500, Peter Clark wrote:
> Hi all,
> I had a Samba 3 server that wasn't doing anything special, just letting
> users store files on a Fedora 14 server where they also had shell accounts
> under homes.
> I installed Samba 4, added user accounts with Active Directory Computers and
> Users, put:
> [homes]
>         comment = Home Directories
>         path = /home
>         read only = No

Should the "path" be "path=/home/%u" ?
> in my smb.conf
> However, the only files that show up in the share after going into the
> folder are files that are world readable on the server.  Anything that's
> only user.user rwx-rwx---- style permissions don't show up in the browser.
> Copying files over to the share results in owner UID 3000009 GID users.  

If you do a "getent passwd | grep 3000009" do you see a user? [is
winbind configured on the S4 host?]

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