[Samba] Samba3-beta1 as a PDC and using tdbsam as passdb backend it takes the home-directory info from /etc/passwd

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jun 24 14:45:10 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 23:47, Patrik Gustavsson PS Sweden Senior
Technical Consultant wrote:
> I didn't get any answers so I try again:
> I am using tdbsam as passdb backand.
> I have added root user with pdbedit.
> The machine trust account was added on the fly.
> I have added the user with pdbedit.
> I have created the user in /etc/passwd.
> When the user logs in from a W2k and mounts the home-directory I noticed
> that Samba didn't take the home-directory information from tdbsam, it 
> took it from /etc/passwd.
> Is that correct ?
> I assumed it would use the info in tdbsam.

tdbsam stores only NT things like the profile path and the drive letter
to map it to - it does not store the unix info, like their unix home

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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