[Samba] Users, home directories and profiles

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 8 10:36:50 UTC 2020

On 08/07/2020 09:57, Enrico Morelli wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jul 2020 09:13:37 +0100
> Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> On 08/07/2020 08:06, Enrico Morelli wrote:
>>> On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 13:03:50 +0100
>>> Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>>>> The problem from my point of view is, I cannot recreate the crash.
>>>> My feelings are that the OP hasn't set up the share correctly, or
>>>> hasn't mapped root to Administrator. I am testing using a share on
>>>> a raspberrypi and even if I change the directory owner to 'pi', it
>>>> does not crash Windows explorer.
>>>> Rowland
>>> I followed the Samba guide to setup everything but a lot of things
>>> doesn't works for me.
>>> Now I'm able to create the share and set permissions (using the
>>> patch) but I'm unable to enter to the Windows client with new
>>> users.
>> Enrico, please do not think I am trying to get at you, perhaps I
>> could have worded that better, but I just dashed off a reply.
>> The problem is that I am not the one who has control  of your network
>> and can only offer advice from a distance. As I said, I cannot get
>> the latest Win10 to crash and Windows has admitted that this is their
>> problem if it does crash.
> For the moment as I wrote more times, the problem isn't the crash (that
> I solved with the patch) but the impossibility to login in the Windows
> client with new user created on Samba server.
>> Can you please download this:
>> https://github.com/thctlo/samba4/blob/master/samba-collect-debug-info.sh
>> Run it on the Samba machine that you are trying to connect Windows to
>> and the post the output, do not attach it to the post, this list
>> strips attachments.
>> Perhaps you have some small setting wrong :-(
>> Rowland
> This is the output of the script:
> Collected config  --- 2020-07-08-10:53 -----------
> Hostname: fiorgen7
> DNS Domain: cerm.unifi.it
> FQDN: fiorgen7.cerm.unifi.it
> ipaddress: 2001:760:2c05:146:222:64ff:feb9:9a88
> -----------
> WARNING: kinit Administrator will fail and this needs to be fixed first.
> unable to verify DNS kerberos._tcp SRV records
> Server:
> Address:
> ** server can't find _kerberos._tcp.cerm.unifi.it: NXDOMAIN

That looks like a dns problem, try my attached version of the script, it 
reports the above and carries on.


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