[Samba] unixHomeDirectory, loginShell, etc. on Samba4 AD DC

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 18:33:03 UTC 2015

On 15/09/15 19:16, Jim Seymour wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:04:39 +0100
> Rowland Penny <rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>> Now I never actually said that, what I said was, you cannot have a
>> user called 'fred' in /etc/passwd and in AD,
> Understood that.
>> you can have both an AD
>> user called 'fred' and a Unix login called 'fred' on the same host,
>> but they will be the same user and all the users info will need to be
>> stored in AD.
> *But* on the AD DC, several AD attributes, such as unixHomeDirectory and
> loginShell, are not available, correct?

Well yes and no, they are available, they just don't work on a DC.


> Thanks,
> Jim

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