[Samba] [RESOLVED] Re: can't connect to home share after renaming Windows user
garydale at torfree.net
Thu Feb 14 21:57:38 MST 2013
On 14/02/13 06:52 PM, Gary Dale wrote:
> I just went through the ordeal of renaming a Windows user account
> (from the previous incumbent's name to the position title, so I won't
> have to repeat this). Everything went smoothly. The account has access
> to the programs and files that it previously did. The roaming profile
> is being updated when the user logs out. The C:\user\president folder
> is accessing and storing the local documents properly.
> The only thing not working right is the home share isn't being mounted
> as drive m:. They do map to drive m: for other user accounts so it's
> not a samba smb.conf setting. The old windows user has the same sid as
> the new one and the old unix user has the same user number as the new
> one. I also checked /etc/group and changed any extra group memberships
> for that user number.
> I can see \\server\president in the Windows Explorer network but can't
> open the folder. I get a "Windows cannot access" error in Windows
> Explorer. I get a similar thing when I manually map drive m: to
> \\server\president. When I log onto the same machine using another
> account, the drive maps as expected and I can open that account's home
> folder in the network section in Windows Explorer.
> The only thing I can think of is that a Samba .tdb database must have
> something or be missing something related to that user account's home
> share. Any ideas?
Nevermind. I'd missed changing the /etc/passwd home directory entry. All
is working now.
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