[Samba] problem with [homes] share for users with unix logins
awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Sat Apr 19 21:52:43 GMT 2008
for those users, you could put sambaHomePath: \\server\homedir in their
Wes Modes wrote:
> I have the [homes] section set up in my smb.conf so that
> \\server.name\user connects to the user's home directory. Since I am
> using OpenLDAP as a backend via smbldap-tools, for most users the home
> directory comes from the homeDirectory variable in OpenLDAP.
> However, when I have a user who also has a login on the samba machine,
> that is, an entry in /etc/passwd, Samba seems to ignore the value of
> homeDirectory and use the entry in /etc/passwd instead.
> Here is the section from smb.conf
> comment = %u's Personal Share Directory
> browseable = no
> valid users = %S @admin
> write list = %S @admin
> create mask = 0600
> directory mask = 0700
> I even tried adding the line
> path = /data/home/%S
> to the [homes] section, but it seems to be ignored.
> Any suggestions how I can make Samba prefer the value in HomeDirectory
> over /etc/passwd?
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