[Samba] Domain Member Server as File server

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Dec 26 16:53:53 GMT 2005

On Monday 26 December 2005 09:40, mallapadi niranjan wrote:
> Hi all
> I have a Samba 3 PDC with LDAP, i want to configure another
> Linux system as File server where all users home directories and other
> shares
> will be there. which i want to use with PDC,
> I have made the file server as Domain Member server to my PDC . The
> configuration files are below
> A user when created in PDC using smbldap-useradd , i want the home
> directory to be created in file server .
> my domain is testdomain.com
> but when use smbldap-useradd -a -m -C \\fsrv01\test test
> the user test home directory is created in PDC itself, i have to manually
> create the home directory in file server then
> only i am able to access using PATH \\fsrv01\test
> How can i add the user using smbldap-useradd so that home directory is
> created in my file server and not in PDC.

The Linux PAM module "pam_mkhomedir.so" is your friend.

- John T.

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