[Samba] Linux-Home share

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Wed May 24 18:21:01 UTC 2017

Hi Andreas,

Am 24.05.2017 um 15:21 schrieb Andreas Hauffe via samba:
> we did an update from samba 4.5.5 to 4.6.3. We are having a Linux-Home 
> share for the windows users, but this is not working anymore.
> In the smb.conf we are having something like the following
> ...
> [%U_Home]
>     comment = Home Directories
>     path = %H
> ...
> It seems, that the "%H" is not replace correctly or at least as before.

Do you get the correct path for a user's home directory if you enter on 
your Samba server:
# getent passwd user_name

If you use Winbind and get /home/domain/user_name instead of what you 
expected, then this is the change in Samba 4.6.x you missed:


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