[Samba] Re: Help configuring Samba-3 to share $HOME directories

Chris Heller tomaco at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 14:45:54 GMT 2005

I added that path = %H directive into the [homes] section. That
allowed samba to map correctly to the users $HOME dir.

Then I stoped authenticating with winbind and everything works now!


On Thu, 10 Feb 2005 09:31:05 -0500, Michael Lueck
<mlueck at lueckdatasystems.com> wrote:
> Chris Heller wrote:
> > Ideally I want to allow users to have a UNIX account, independent of
> > their Windows domain account.
> Why make life so complicated? If you keep the account name the same, the default homes share just plain works. I tweaked mine a bit to lock the Win client into a subdir of the Linux home dir. That way
> Windows is not able to see Linux config files, but files needing to be shared can be placed under .../WinHome on the Linux side.
> [homes]
>     comment = %U's Home Directory
>     volume = home
>     path = %H/WinHome
>     browseable = no
>     read only = no
>     create mask = 0600
>     directory mask = 0700
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