[Samba] template shell RFC2307 loginShell
jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 22:43:44 UTC 2015
We use power broker here at work and where wondering why we need it.
I was able to setup a new linux server using samba and am able to login
with my active directory accounts but I couldn't figure out how to set the
I have a work around but would like feedback
in my /etc/samba/smb.conf I have the following
security = ads
realm = DOMAIN.LONG
workgroup = DOMAIN
idmap config DOMAIN : backend = ad
idmap config DOMAIN : range = 1000-999999999
#should not get here
idmap config * : range = 999999998-999999999
idmap config * :backend =rid
template homedir = /nfs/homes/%U
template shell = /nfs/homes/%U/.default_shell
winbind use default domain = yes
restrict anonymous = 2
allowing users to pick their shell using
ln -s /bin/bash ~/.default_shell
ln -s /bin/tcsh ~/.default_shell
It will be easy to create the .default shell for each user using a simple
script I can run on a machine that has power broker but I am wondering what
others have done to allow users to pick their shell using samba to
What are the downsides of doing it the way I did it?
is there a way to use the loginShell provided by rfc2307 that I haven't
found documented in samba?
I'm using samba version 4.1.6 if that makes a difference. I could probably
find a way to upgrade if there is support in newer versions.
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