[Samba] Users full name

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.hu
Sat Nov 12 08:06:26 MST 2011

2011-11-12 10:48 keltezéssel, Adam Tauno Williams írta:
> On Sat, 2011-11-12 at 09:42 +0100, Gémes Géza wrote:
>> 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.
>>>> 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?
>> 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)
> smbpasswd is *old*.  You can use the tools to migrate to tdbsam.
> pdbedit -i smbpasswd -e tdbsam
> You should probably jump to tdbsam [and leave smbpasswd] in any case.
Hi said he's using tdbsam already.



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