[Samba] Configure profile TS and environment tab with ADUC and samba 4
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jan 14 05:52:41 MST 2014
On Wed, 2014-01-08 at 12:11 +0100, Stéphane PURNELLE wrote:
> I have a problem when I try to setup a user with data in TS profile and
> environment TAB
> If I setup home dir in TS profile, he just say that directory already
> exist but OK
> If I try to put in environment TAB path of software to load when user will
> log on server, ADUC display a message "Operation failed: the parameter is
> samba 4.1.2 both DC and member (file-server)
> any idea ?
We started work on a number of patches for this just before 4.1, but
didn't get very far. This is a difficult area, because the 'strings'
being passed around are really not strings, but binary attributes.
We need to:
- Have samba-tool dbcheck correct all the previous errors
- Fix classicupgrade to correctly upgrade existing attributes
- Correctly work with client tools setting this parameter directly
against Samba 4.x.
- Write tests to ensure we keep this all working.
It's not trivial, but not impossible either. Mostly it just got a bit
too complex just before Samba 4.1 and we didn't want to risk further
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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