[Samba] Samba PDC adding new user, profile dir is not created

J. Echter j.echter at elektro-mayer-echter.de
Wed Mar 16 07:50:52 MDT 2011

Am 16.03.2011 13:01, schrieb Bruce Richardson:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 12:16:52PM +0100, J. Echter wrote:
>> no, i want to have a profile dir created when a new created user
>> logs in. that's it. :)
> Well, as long as you have the correct acls on the share and permissons
> on the directory, the user's workstation should try to create the
> user directory on the profiles share when the user first logs in.  As
> far as I can see, your share definition and directory permissions are
> sufficient.
> What do you have in your "logon path" setting in smb.conf?
> And can you see anything in the logs?
    comment = Network Logon Service
    path = /home/samba/netlogon
    guest ok = yes
    writeable = no
    share modes = no

imho nothing belongs to the problem. i increased log level = 12 meanwhile

>> in my setup it doesnt get created.
>> permission:
>> drwxrwxrwx  4 root   root    4096 Feb 12 10:51 samba
> Um, if that's the /home/samba directory from your
> /home/samba/profile/%username profile path, then you've set the
> permissions there insecurely; ordinary users don't need to be creating
> directories in /home/samba, so you shouldn't need any more than 755 (or
> even 751) permissions there.
>> drwxrwxrwx 16 root   root   4096 Mar 16 11:50 profile
> Assuming that is /home/samba/profile, then I would recommend you change
> the permissions from 777 to 1777.  It's a minor point and doesn't have
> anything to do with your problem.
> If you create these directories manually and then a user logs in, does
> the user's profile information then appear in their profile directory?
permissions are set :)

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