[Samba] tdbsam and variables
John H Terpstra
jht at Samba.Org
Tue Dec 14 01:54:52 GMT 2004
On Monday 13 December 2004 15:31, Marc Petitmermet wrote:
> > | First question: When "Home Directory" is not set in tdbsam
> > | does samba just use the setting of "logon home" in smb.conf?
> > | And when it's set does it ignore the smb.conf setting?
> > You actually can't exlude these settings from the
> > tdbsam records IIRC. I'd have to go back and look again
> > to be sure. So the home directory path in the tdb record
> > would always take precedence over the smb.conf settings.
> > But like I say, I would have to double check this in the code.
> I would be really glad if you could check this. If what you say is true
> than the example "Big 500 Users Example" makes just no sense to me. The
Not quite! The smb.conf setting is used in creating the user account entry in
> example only uses a tdbsam backend and then the setting for logon home
> and logon path could just be removed because it's the tdbsam which
> counts. And when we cannot use variables in tdbsam I begin to wonder
> what the advantages of a tdbsam backend against a smbpasswd file should
> be. Is this somewhere documented which backend supports variables and
> which backend supports the settings in smb.conf and since which version
> of samba? Thanks, Jerry.
- John T.
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