[Samba] how to automatically create the home directory
mason at ftlcomputing.com
Thu Oct 10 11:57:50 UTC 2019
If you're on a RedHat system with selinux (RHEL, CentOS, fedora), then it
looks like <https://danwalsh.livejournal.com/69837.html> pam_oddjob_mkhomedir
will create the home directories for you and also ensure that the correct
selinux labels are applied. I have this on my todo list, as I'm currently
using the ADUC method, which is labour intensive.
On Thu, 10 Oct 2019 at 03:27, Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>
> On 10/10/2019 11:14, Stefan G. Weichinger via samba wrote:
> > Customer asks why [home] doesn't work for a new AD user, turns out the
> > linux directory doesn't exist on the DM server
> > How to let that directory be created?
> > GPO?
> > I find this:
> > but the GPO seems only to create the network drive ... but not the
> > directory on the samba server itself.
> > hints?
> > thanks all ...
> There are three ways, depending on how the user connects.
> You can manually create a home directory for each user.
> If the user actually logs into the unix domain member, you can lever PAM
> to create the home directory the first the user connects
> If the user only connects over Samba, then you need to create the users
> home directory with a script. Myself and Louis wrote such a script,
> would you like a copy ?
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