[Samba] Home directory on linux client of Samba4 domain
steve at steve-ss.com
Tue Oct 14 23:57:24 MDT 2014
On 14/10/14 22:04, Allen Chen wrote:
> On 10/14/2014 2:07 PM, Rowland Penny wrote:
>> On 14/10/14 18:40, steve wrote:
>>> On 14/10/14 19:19, dnl wrote:
>>>> I have been trying to allow all domain users to log onto a Ubuntu
>>>> that is joined to a Samba 4 domain, and have that basic functionality.
>>>> However, this does not give each domain user their own home directory,
>>>> even when using pam_mkhomedir.so, because the home directory, returned
>>>> by getpwnam, is the root directory.
>>>> I am now stuck, so would be grateful for any guidance. I have used the
>>>> realm package, rather than PBIS (likewise-open).
>>> Un-join the domain with Likewise, add the unixHomeDirectory attribute
>>> to your domain users wherever you want their home directory to reside.
>>> If all your users have a folder in a certain pattern, it may be
>>> possible to use one configuration for them all. Join the domain with
>>> a correctly configured smb.conf. Then there's a choice of how to
>>> retrieve the nss information. We can then help you.
>> Hi Steve, the OP ****didn't** use likewiseopen, but I agree with you,
>> he needs to set samba up correctly, use the rfc2307 attributes and
>> un-join & re-join the domain.
> Hi Steve and Rowland,
> Both of you mentioned to un-join and re-join the domain for just adding
> unixHomeDirectory attribute to the user.
> Does it mean that changes of attributes on AD server does not sync to
> the member server?
> Can you explain a bit more about this step "un-join and re-join"?
We 'suggest' because we are guessing. You have supplied us with no
information. Attributes in AD are never synchronised to a member server.
They are simple read and used therein. un-join: leave the domain. Delete
the machine record in AD. However you like.
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