[Samba] Users full name
support at plecavalier.com
Sun Nov 13 00:35:04 MST 2011
On Sat, 2011-11-12 at 04:48 -0500, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> 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.
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