[Samba] Override Linux homedir given by AD

Simon simon at calmblue.net
Thu Oct 31 04:28:17 MDT 2013


On 2013-10-31 10:03, steve wrote: 

> On Wed, 2013-10-30 at 22:27 +0000, Simon wrote:
>> The Linux uid is pulled from the uidNumber in Active Directory
> Hi
> That's a bad idea and may explain why the homedir is not working. It's
> best to leave uidNumber as it is and pull uid as samAccountName.
> e.g. you would expect a home directory to be something like:
> /home/domain/simon
> rather than:
> /home/domain/30012673
> Cheers,
> Steve

Thanks but I'm not sure I follow, 

At the moment when I log on with an AD account that has not logged in
before the users home is created in /User and then if I run the command
'id' the uid matches the attribute called uidNumber in AD. 

Is this not good? 

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