[Samba] how to automatically create the home directory
spindles7 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 13:49:21 UTC 2019
> -----Original Message-----
> From: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Rowland penny via samba
> Sent: 10 October 2019 13:33
> To: sambalist
> Subject: Re: [Samba] how to automatically create the home directory
> On 10/10/2019 13:02, Mason Schmitt wrote:
> > > There's fourth way, which is what is normally used in a
> > Windows-only environment, but works just the same with home
> > folders on a
> > > samba DM fileserver.� �The method relies on creating the user
> > with RSAT tools using ADUC.
> > >
> > > On the Profile tab, set a drive letter, eg H: to the path to the
> > home folder, specifying the user's name as %username% for example:
> > >
> > > Connect H: to \fileserver.samdom.example.com
> > <http://fileserver.samdom.example.com>\users\%username%
> > >
> > > (You can use the short name for the domain or as here the
> > fqdn.)� � �Providing the Windows ACLs have been set up correctly
> > on the
> > > share the user's home directory is created automatically.� �No
> > script is needed.
> > Yes, that is another way, but, as far as I am aware, it only works on
> > Windows ;-)
> > If it does work on a Unix Domain member, then this is something I
> > have
> > missed.
> > Yes, the method above does create the home directory on a Unix DM,
> > even without using a PAM module.
> Just tried on a W10 PC and it doesn't work for me, I just get:
> The \\raspberrypi.samdom.example.com\users\rowland home folder was not
> created because the path was not found. This could be caused by listing
> non-existent folders or by not finding the server or share. The user
> account has been updated with the new home folder value but you must
> create the folder manually.
> Windows can find the computer and the homes share, so, unless I am
> missing something, this doesn't work for me.
It does work, but you need the acl's (NTFS permission) to include Authenticated Users, which the samba WiIi doesn't specify. Take a look here:
Can't believe I've found something Rowland doesn't know ;-)
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