[Samba] URGENT: Samba Won't Substitute %u In "Logon *" When LDAP Is Used

Brian White bcwhite at precidia.com
Tue May 23 02:15:13 GMT 2006

>>>>I just upgraded to 3.0.22 (debian "testing") and have the same problem.
>>>>I could really use some help on this one!!!
>>>Use %U.  Be watch out as this will actually become deprecated
>>>functionality in future releases.
>>Just figured that out.  Thanks!
>>Why is this being depricated?
> The variable syntax is ambiguous with client side environment
> variables.    Hint:  %L ?  Or %LOGONSERVER% ?
> You can leave out the values from the passdb backend and
> the default values from smb.conf will still be expanded though.

I don't have any values for these coming from LDAP.  It's the smb.conf 
settings that aren't getting the %u (lower-case "u") expanded.

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