[Samba] Getting winbind to resolve unixHomeDirectory on AD

Matthew Schumacher matt.s at aptalaska.net
Wed Dec 2 20:50:04 UTC 2020

On 12/2/20 11:44 AM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> So, how do I get "wbinfo -i user" to assign the home directory listed 
> in the unixHomeDirectory attribute on a domain controller?
> Sorry, but you cannot, this is one of the reasons not to use a DC as a 
> fileserver, you have to use the 'template homedir' parameter and all 
> users get the same home directory path.
> Rowland
Thanks for the reply Rowland.  I ended up working around the issue by 
installing nss_pam_ldap and querying the ldap directory directly for 
nsswitch stuff.  I only have one server at this site, and don't want to 
go through the processes of splicing off AD functions to come sort of a 


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