[Samba] edit user settings

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Nov 6 19:36:44 UTC 2016

On Sun, 6 Nov 2016 19:11:25 +0100
Maximilian Kirchner via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

>  I created my users on my ad dc (samba 4.5.1 self compiled on ubuntu
> 16.04) using
> samba-tool user create <username>
> When initially creating the users I did not know I had to specify the
> profile-path there (e.g. samba-tool user create test
> --profile-path=\\\\srv.network\\Profiles\\test) and other settings
> like real name. If I create new users and set the profile path that
> way everything works.
> Is there a way to edit my existing users? I can delete the users and
> add them later on, but then I have to redo all right settings for the
> new uid.

If you have access to windows machine, you can use the Unix Attributes
tabs in ADUC (part of RSAT) or you could write your own scripts around


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