[Samba] trailing $

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Oct 17 10:27:00 GMT 2002

David Krovich wrote:
>         Here is the situation.  I have NT 4.0 acting as a PDC on machine A.  On
> machine B, I have Sun PC Netlink running on a solaris machine.  In the
> PDC all home dirs are mapped to \\pcnetlinkserver\username$
>         I'm trying to replace PC Netlink with Samba on Machine B.  The problem
> is I can't figure out how to make samba do the right thing when
> presented with username$.  Mounting a username without the trailing $
> works, but I would like Samba to share the user's homedir when it
> receives a request for either \\pcnetlinkserver\username or
> \\pcnetlinkserver\username$.
>         Any help would be appreciated.  I tried searching, but it's tough for
> me to figure out how to correctly phrase my question to a search
> engine.

Not currently supported, but would not be *too* hard to support if you
really wanted to add it...

Possibly you could use %u macros for it, but that stuff gets werid fast.

Andrew Bartlett

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Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
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