[Samba] samba 3 auto create users from NT

Andy Dean adean at whittan-storage.com
Mon Feb 9 16:57:16 GMT 2004

Thanks for the info will reinstall with red hat9 and see how i get on, i
would have thought something as major as this would have been widely known.

Cheers any how


-----Original Message-----
From: TeeCee [mailto:teecee at freemail.hu]
Sent: 09 February 2004 15:20
To: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
Subject: Re: [Samba] samba 3 auto create users from NT

Hi Andy!

AD> At the moment we are trying to get the samba server to creature the unix
AD> users from the supplied NT user accounts when an NT use logs onto the
AD> for the first time by a mapped share.

AD> At the moment we are trying to just doo this with adduser %u but no new
AD> users are being created.

AD> Has anyone got any suggestions as what to try next or links for me to
AD> at to point us in the right direction.  Anything would be much
AD> as i need this working by the end of the week at the latest.

I was very sad when I find out that I the replacement of %u and %U is
NOT working with Samba 3.0.0 AND with 3.0.2.rc2 :(
Possible the same bug is present?
I did a testparm and watched the logs and found out that "%u.conf" was
replaced with ".conf".

Does anyone know the fixing of this problem? (the %u replacement with

BYE: TeeCee :o)

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