[Samba] 3.0alpha22 does not execute "add user script" ?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Mar 21 22:17:25 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-03-22 at 02:21, A. S. wrote:
> "John H Terpstra" <jht at samba.org> wrote in message
> news:Pine.LNX.4.50.0303211415370.14931-100000 at dp.samba.org...
> > On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, A. S. wrote:
> >> Correct. When you configure samba with "security = domain" you re telling
> > it to be a domain member server. Domain members do NOT provide the
> > netlogon service nor do they partake in domain user management services.
> > Both these services belong to the domain control arhitecture.
> >
> > To do what you want you will need PAM and Winbind support.
> PAM and winbind support is enabled via configure.
> > See above. To auto-create home directories you will need to configure
> > pam_mkhomedir.so support also.
> > Good, so the missing magic is pam_mkhomedir.so.
> How do I enable pam_mkhomedir.so support? I can not find any reference to it
> in the source packages (configure --help, find
> /usr/src/samba-3.0alpha22/ -name \*mkhome\*).

In the good history of unix (of which samba is the bastard child,
breaking most of the rules ;-) we try to have small packages each doing
their own job well.  pam_mkhomdir is part of Linux-PAM, and works for
all sorts of services, not just Samba.

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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