[Samba] Re: include statement in smb.conf

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Dec 13 16:45:44 GMT 2005

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On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, David Lucas wrote:

> Hmmm, I've tried that and it worked!!  But, it is not what I'm looking to do.
> Say I have a User in the Windows 2000 Active Directory with their primary
> group set to Staff.  What I would like is to have samba include
> smb.conf.staff as their configuration and that would contain things such as
> different shares and special veto options and their Home directory would be
> located in /home/staff/%username%.
> Now, if I have a user with their primary group set to Student then I want it
> to load smb.conf.student with a different set a shares and veto files and
> such.  And their home directory would be located in
> /home/students/%Year_Of_Gradutaion%/%username%.
> Is there away that I will be able to do this??
> The only way that I got it to work was to not use the %G.  And we just have
> WAY too many users to specify a config file for each user.

Please file a bug.  We will need to fix this.  I noticed something similar
in the preexec variable expansion last week.

cheers, jerry
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