[Samba] multi home dir locations
steve at steve-ss.com
Wed May 23 11:50:09 MDT 2012
On 05/23/2012 07:22 PM, Muhammad Yousuf Khan wrote:
> check this.
> comment = Roaming Profile Share
> path = /nas/users/%D/%U
> valid users = %U
> read only = No
> guest ok = No
> browseable = yes
> root preexec = /scripts/smbmkdir.sh %D %U
> create mask = 4770
> directory mask = 4770
> store dos attributes = Yes
> map archive = No
> map system = No
> map hidden = No
> map readonly = no
> if [ ! -e /nas/users/$1/$2 ]; then
> mkdir -p /nas/users/$1/$2
> chown $2:admin-grp /nas/users/$1/$2
> chmod 4770 /nas/users/$1/$2
> exit 0
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:28 PM, steve<steve at steve-ss.com> wrote:
>> On 05/23/2012 03:56 PM, Collen wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> i've got samba 3.6 joined to a ad domain (s4 in this case)
>>> running winbind
>>> all looks ok, but i ran into a problem (for us that is)
>>> i've got 2 groups (students and employes)
>>> who have there home dirs in 2 different places.
>> It's not just you:
>> we have s3 connected to and s4 domain and we want e.g.
>> Under winbind we cannot see how to do it. So we have used the new
>> nss-pam-ldapd instead and store the unixHomeDirectory in the directory. As
>> it's available in both the 2008 and s4 schema it works quickly and
>> efficiently. With the homeDirectory [share] and unixHomeDirectory being
>> mapped by ldapd it works fine. Just like under 2008r2. I Really do think we
>> should look into this being standard.
>> Winbind has done a good job since 2000 but unless it can cope with new
>> ideas. . . I'm sure it can. It's just not as easy.
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Thanks that's a good idea, but nope. It doesn't work in winbind:
I want a student who has a home directory in
and a teacher who has a home directory in:
path = /home2/DOMAIN/staff<staff name>
I can't do that with winbind.
As both unixHomeDirectory and the homeDirectory attributes are available
in the 20008r2 and Samba4 schemas, why not simply write the values _you_
want into the directory and map it using nss-ldapd? As m$ make it
available, surely this is what they intend us to do.
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