Samba4 Beta Test Results
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Sep 5 01:14:34 MDT 2012
On Tue, 2012-09-04 at 12:16 +0200, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Am 04.09.2012 07:35, schrieb Zane Zakraisek:
> > The only thing that I
> > had trouble with was a share that I named "homes" (without quotes).
> read only = No
> (nothing else is required) to your smb.conf and restart.
> BUT: The users need to have a value in their "homeDirectory" attribute,
> pointing to the path (like "/home/muehlfeld").
Actually, we don't use that value in the AD DC. I know it is much
asked-for, but it's just not used yet.
> The easiest thing is, to have the home shares on a s3 server, where you get
> the user information via winbind and "template homedir = /home/%U" in smb.conf
> Then you don't need to have the homeDirectory Attribute filled.
The default is
template homedir = /home/%WORKGROUP%/%ACCOUNTNAME%
You can of course change this. It is equivilent to the default in Samba
3.6 and in the winbindd binary of:
template homedir = /home/%D/%U
> Maybe it's a good idea if somebody with write access to the wiki could add
> some information about s4 and homes to it. This question was often asked in
> the past.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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