[Samba] %N 3.0.28 on centos/rhel 4.7 (wanting to split up the profile shares to multiple servers)

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Tue Jan 4 06:21:12 MST 2011

What version of Samba do you use?

What passdb (such as smbpasswd, tdbsam, ldapsam, ...) do you use?

Indeed %N is effective only in "old" passdb such as smbpasswd or ldapsam_compat.

2011/1/4 Jason Pyeron <jpyeron at pdinc.us>:
> I am having a hard time finding documentation on the %N construct.
> I have /etc/auto.master loading /etc/auto.smb and in /etc/auto.smb it reads
> username        -fstype-smb,username=accountant ://otherhost/username
> In the log file I get:
> '/home/username' does not exist or ... Error was No such file or directory
> I am trying to move certain users' profiles to another server for load
> distribution. I am I going about this wrong or where do I get more information
> on making %N work for me.
> -Jason

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