[Samba] Re: net use H: /home does not work

cisco cisco at email.arizona.edu
Tue Apr 15 22:21:30 GMT 2003

That was already set correctly. It still does not work.

Greg Miller wrote:
> Try this:
> Login to swat and go to globals and select advanced view.  Scroll down
> to the Login Options section and set the logon drive to H:
> If you don't use swat add logon drive = H: to the samba conf in the
> global section.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba-bounces+gmiller=eccbm.com at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-bounces+gmiller=eccbm.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of
> cisco
> Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 5:41 PM
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] net use H: /home does not work
> The latest Orielly book Using SAMBA 2nd edition says that after you have
> created a homes share that adding this line to your logon.bat file the 
> user's home directory will be mapped and it will be called their user 
> name. Well the logon.bat script gets an error on this line saying that 
> it is not the proper use of the net use command. So instead I changed 
> the command to net use H: \\pts3\homes and that works except the name 
> that displays on the mapped drive is homes - not the user's logon name. 
> How do I make this work properly?
> Here is the definition of my homes share:
> [homes]
> 	comment = Home Directories exported for users
> 	path = %H
> 	valid users = %S
> 	read only = No
> 	create mask = 0600
> 	directory mask = 0700
> 	browseable = No
> John Francisco
> University of Arizona

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