[Samba] mapping home directories using samba/ADS when users accts
tom at umsl.edu
Thu Dec 4 14:14:27 GMT 2003
Its pretty simple really, just check out the "username map" parameter.
University of Missouri Saint Louis
On Wed, 03 Dec 2003 17:35:08 -0500
Lisa Smith <lsmith at fau.edu> wrote:
> Am currently migrating from a samba/nis authentication scheme to
> authentication thru Active Directory. I currently have everything set
> up and "ready to go" with one minor caveat.
> new users are set up correctly, with authentication through AD and have
> a unix drive mapped to their W2k work stations.
> however, pre-existing student accounts are not synchronized. There is
> no way to tell at this point whether jsmith1 on the samba box matches
> jsmith on the AD.
> Shortly, I will have the data I need from the registrar to match our
> user list against theirs, but I'm not sure how to get samba to "read"
> this information. Where can I go about in (samba?) setting up a
> configuration that will read a mapping of samba/unix uid to the windows
> Does this make *any* sense?
> All I want at this point is to RTFM, so if someone can point me to a FAQ
> about incorporating prior users into a new AD/Samba authentication/drive
> mapping scheme, that would be great.
> thank you,
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