[Samba] Feature request

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Feb 26 06:10:10 GMT 2002

On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Antony Healey wrote:

> Hi,
> This may seem a little pedantic, but would it be possible to get
> something like "logon name = <NAME>"
> This would enable us to set an alias NETBIOS name to appear when the PDC
> initiates a home users drive mount.
> Presently it automatically sets the name of the host machine.
> Our two options around this are
> 1. Change the DNS name of the hostname (boss doesn't want to do this)
> 2. Use a logon.bat entry using the alias name in NET USE (would be 
> preferable to have the PDC provide the name and not rely on scripts that 
> can change over time).

Not sure I understand exactly what you are asking for.  Is Samba the PDC?
If so then, you can set "logon home" to be whatever UNC path you like.
Even back to an alias on the Samba PDC.

Or did I misunderstand.

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