Can the logon script know username?

M.Sapsed m.sapsed at
Fri Feb 19 09:20:44 GMT 1999

Steve Snyder wrote:
> I use a common logon script when a user logs in.  The assignment of a home
> directory is done within smb.conf by using the %U parameter, but I don't
> see a way to pass that name to the script.
> Is it possible for the Samba logon script to know the ID of the user who is
> currently logging in?  If so, how is it done?

Don't think this is possible in a batch file. Check out Kixtart from or I believe now included in the NT4
resource kit? It's a login script processor with access to lots of system
type variables and a whole lot more.



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