[Samba] Samba 4 Restrict User Create

Bo Kersey bo at vircio.com
Mon Nov 17 10:36:53 MST 2014

Couldn't you use /etc/skel to create the Maildirs when a users homedir is created?  

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Greg Zartman" <gzartman at koozali.org>
> To: "Marc Muehlfeld" <mmuehlfeld at samba.org>
> Cc: "samba" <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Sunday, November 16, 2014 1:56:03 AM
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba 4 Restrict User Create

> On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 3:21 PM, Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at samba.org>
> wrote:
>> Please give us a _complete_ description of the situation and the
>> problem. It would really help us, to help you.
> The problem is that SME Server does some user automated setup of user
> accounts when a new users is created in with SME Server.  We user a event
> triggering system to perform certain tasks in a structured manner when
> something is performed in our server-manager.  Configuration parameters are
> stored in a database and fed to the configuration of services using the
> perl text::template perl module.  The templates allow for consistent and
> structured configuration.
> When a new user is created in our API, one of the actions that happens is
> that we setup the email directory structure in the users home directory.
> If a user is created with RSAT, then there is nothing to tell the SME
> Server API to create this directory structure, so email is broken for that
> user.  There's a little more to it than that, but that pretty much
> summarizes the issue.
> Thanks,
> --
> Greg J. Zartman
> Board Member
> Koozali SME Server
> SME Server user and community member since 2000
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