[Samba] homes-share broken in 3.0.2! any fix or workaround available?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Feb 26 12:09:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 22:35, Rauno Tuul wrote:
> hi,
> I ran also into the home share problem, as discussed earlier in this list
> (http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2004-February/080593.html). But so far
> I haven't seen any solution. 
> In samba 3.0.2 changelog is a line: "BUG 977: Don't create a homes share for
> a user if a static share already exists by the same name." I don't know what
> was changed, but it affected the behaviour of the home share.
> My smb.conf important lines: 
>    logon home =
>    logon drive = h:
>    logon path =
> [homes]
>    comment = Home Directories
>    browseable = no
>    writable = yes
> In LDAP base has every user these lines:
> sambaHomePath: \\alfa\homes

Don't do this use \\alfa\foo

on the entry for 'foo'.

The client then 'knows' it is different from the previous connection to
\\alfa\homes, and this avoids a number of locking and connection-reuse

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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