[Samba] homes share

Ufficiotecnico Acknow ufficiotecnico at acknow.it
Tue Feb 12 02:08:06 MST 2013

Yes, sure.
Il 12/02/2013 03.19, Linda W ha scritto:
> [homes] is a special name:
> from smb.conf manpage:
> The [homes] section
>       If a section called [homes] is included in the configuration file,
>       services connecting clients to their home directories can be 
> created on
>       the fly by the server.
>       When the connection request is made, the existing sections are 
> scanned.
>       If a match is found, it is used. If no match is found, the 
> requested
>       section name is treated as a username and looked up in the local
>       password file. If the name exists and the correct password has been
>       given, a share is created by cloning the [homes] section.
>       Some modifications are then made to the newly created share:
>       ·   The share name is changed from homes to the located username.
>       ·   If no path was given, the path is set to the user´s home 
> directory.
>       If you decide to use a path = line in your [homes] section, it 
> may be
>       useful to use the %S macro. For example:
>           path = /data/pchome/%S
>       is useful if you have different home directories for your PCs 
> than for
>       UNIX access.
>       This is a fast and simple way to give a large number of clients 
> access
>       to their home directories with a minimum of fuss.
> ----
> Hope this explains why...
> Linda
> Ufficiotecnico Acknow wrote:
>> i made a test changing [homes] to [home]
>> i configured letter and path from user profile in active directory 
>> snap-in.
>> works, each user gets a folder named when he logs into domain, 
>> subdirectory with username are created correctly

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