[Samba] Same home path on multiple servers - how to ?

Götz Reinicke - IT Koordinator goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de
Tue Dec 3 09:57:29 MST 2013

Am 03.12.13 17:47, schrieb steve:
> On Tue, 2013-12-03 at 17:13 +0100, Götz Reinicke - IT Koordinator wrote:

>> Hi,
>> I have a samba 3.6 PDC with ldap backend.
>> Now I'd like to add an other storage samba server which uses the same
>> home directory structure as the PDC.
>> I have configured the new server using winbind, so the users can log in
>> with the password stored in ldap.
>> But the home directory stored in ldap is not used; the new server
>> searches in /home/UID or /home/DOMAIN/uid.
>> Any hints? Or suggestions?
> Hi
> Is the home directory you want stored in ldap? If so, why not use sssd
> or nss-ldapd to pull it from ldap rather than relying on the defaults in
> Samba? Don't forget to change nsswitch.conf accordingly.


yes, the home directory is stored in ldap. I thought (dont ask my why)
not using sssd or nss-ldapd would be more simple in that case.

Doing "all" with winbind/samba was my hope.

	Regards . Götz

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