[Samba] exec scripts question

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Sat Jun 28 14:41:45 GMT 2003

exec works in global and share definitions.
I haven't tried what you are doing, but simply thinking out loud:
Could this be a permissions problem?
Is %U defined when you try to call it?
Can samba find the mkdir command? 
Is this a special problem for the [homes] share?

On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 11:59:26PM +1000, ipguy wrote:
> i'm having problems with preexec scripts... see example below
> [homes]
> preexec = mkdir /samba/users/%U
> do exec scripts only work in a Samba PDC setup or are we able to use exec
> scripts in any setup ?
> if you look at the preexec script above, all i'm trying to do is make a dir
> for the connecting user (i don't need to make an account as the samba server
> is seup as a domain member server to a NT4 PDC, i'm using winbind for
> accounts)
> why wouldn't the script work ?
> it's to simple for it not to....
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