[Samba] Users' Home Folders - conflicting advice in WiKi

Roy Eastwood spindles7 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 10:06:47 UTC 2020

On 11/04/2020 11:00, Rowland penny wrote: 
> > Just confirmed that pam_mkhomedir is not enabled, created a new user test2 using ADUC.   Set the Home folder on the Profile tab
> to
> > connect H: to \\<server name>\users\test2 and the folder is created on the server.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Roy
> >
> >
> That is NOT the users home directory, Windows or Unix, you are setting the 'profilePath' attribute in the users AD object and
> does have the code for that.

No, with respect, this is the Home folder - the User profile folder is at the top half of that tab.   I was setting the address in
the lower half.  The fact that it is on the 'Profile' tab is a quirk of Microsoft, and has been there since Windows 2000 (or perhaps


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