[Samba] Samba PDC

Adam Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Thu Oct 23 20:46:38 GMT 2003

Your subject line isn't very appropriate to the question.

> Hi all. how can i do to run a sript in a Samba PDC
> server (Redhat 9.0, Samba 3.0) each time that someboy
> connects to a share on the server from a client? The
> script is a shell script. IT IS NOT THE LOGON SCRIPT.
> I tried with some parameters like exec, preexec and
> root preexec, but i got nothing. this is the script:

You were correct, it is "preexec"

       preexec (S)
              This option specifies a command to be run  whenever
              the  service  is  connected  to. It takes the usual
              An interesting example is to send the users a  wel­
              come  message  every time they log in. Maybe a mes­
              sage of the day?

> for i in `cat /etc/group |grep $1 | cut -d: -f1` ; do
>    touch /home/$1/._$i
> done

Something else must be wrong as it does work.  Check your file
permissions, path, etc...  Remember a script executed there may not have
the same environment as you executing it as you.

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