couldn't find service

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Fri Aug 20 16:37:24 GMT 1999

Fernando Lanner Cardoso wrote:
> I don´t know what is the meaning of message "couldn´t 
> find service usuario" in machine´s log.
> Take a look:
> ...connect to service netlogon as user usuario (uid=102,gid=20) 
> ...couldn't find service usuario

Youare logging onto the doimain and the Samba PDC is 
sending back default value for the location of the 
user's home directory, however you have not defined 
[homes] in smb.conf.  Therefore the home directory 
for "user usuario" does not exist and hence the log message.

                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at   

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
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