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

Greg Zartman gzartman at koozali.org
Thu Nov 13 01:19:56 MST 2014

On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 11:25 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:

> > 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 :-).

Thanks for the response.

I'm curious what this would look like?  In the SME Server project, we use
an action/event system that we can trigger to perform certain tasks on the
server.  If we could specify a shell script in smb.conf to execute when a
user is created, this would do the trick.


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