[Samba] Samba 4 "Trigger" when user is created???

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Thu Nov 13 00:25:14 MST 2014

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 11:20:33PM -0800, Greg Zartman wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 1:10 PM, Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >>  Hi Greg, the whole idea of Samba 4 running as an AD DC, is that you
> > cannot tell it from a windows AD DC, so as far as I know, there is no way
> > to tell where the user was created or how.
> Yes, but it isn't a windows server.  It is a *nix server that has software
> to help it act in certain ways like a windows server.  We still want the
> *nix box to do certain *nix things.  Quite often when we create users on a
> *nix box, we setup several things in the users home directory for other
> services like email, ftp, etc.   I'm researching the best way to perform
> this setup for users created in the AD, but not by the Samba server itself.

Historically we'd add a shell script escape for this
and add an smb.conf paramter. These days we should
be able to do something more elegant :-).

> One idea that came up on our bug tracker on this topic was "Can we put stored
> procedures in the AD ldap ?"

Yep, this would be massively useful :-).

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