[Samba] winbind: homeDirectory being ignored

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 24 09:39:36 MDT 2014

On 24/06/14 16:32, Brian Candler wrote:
> On 24/06/2014 16:17, Brian Candler wrote:
>> Maybe it *was* the cache cleaning which fixed it.
>> At least: I now have the group ID correct
> Aside: it's not the gidNumber from the *user* which is being returned, 
> it's the gidNumber from the *group* "Domain Users"
> I created a bunch of other test users, and they are now all returning 
> 1008 as their gid, instead of 70001 or whatever it was before.
OK, this is correct, I take it that you expected the user to have a 
'private' group, AD doesn't work like that.
Your users need to be members of groups, that is shared groups, in your 
case 'Domain Users'.

I think that you need to do a bit of reading about 'Active Directory'


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