[Samba] Users full name

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.hu
Sat Nov 12 01:42:58 MST 2011

2011-11-12 04:02 keltezéssel, Philippe LeCavalier írta:
> Hi.
> On Thu, 2011-11-10 at 21:14 +0100, Gémes Géza wrote:
>> 2011.11.10. 20:39 keltezéssel, Philippe LeCavalier írta:
>>> Hi everyone.
>>> What's the trick to get the users full name in the start menu? I used to
>>> think it was as simple as assigning it in the system account on the
>>> samba server but that doesn't seem to work.
>>> Just curious...
>>> Thanks,
>>> Phil
>> Hi,
>> It can be set with pdbedit -r -u username -f "Full Name"
> This seems to work.
> So to be clear; smbpasswd can't pull the account full name field?
> Phil
smbpasswd was designed when the only available account database was the
file /etc/smbpasswd (before samba 3.0). You can see what that format
supports by listing you account database with:
pdbedit -Lw
(aka the smbpasswd format)



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