[Samba] Problem with Home folders
rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jan 21 17:38:34 UTC 2021
On 21/01/2021 17:01, Stephen Atkins via samba wrote:
> Hello everyone. I'm finally putting together a new AD-DC at work. My
> main DC is a Windows Server 2019. I have another server with Arch and
> Samba and it's joined to the domain as a member. I'm trying to get
> Users home directories working properly. I followed the guide at
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Windows_User_Home_Folders and things
> where going well. When I changed a users profile to have the home
> dir, the directory would show up. When I logged in as that user it
> was hit or miss as to whether I could access that folder. Some
> folders are accessible by everyone. It's just not consistent in what
> permissions it applies to the directory.
> My share in smb.conf is:
> comment = Private User Files
> path = /UserData/Users
> vfs objects = shadow_copy2
> shadow:format = @GMT_%Y.%m.%d-%H.%M.%S
> shadow:sort = desc
> shadow:snapdir = /UserData/.Userssnapshots
> writable = yes
> force create mode = 0600
> force directory mode = 0700
> printable = no
> One of the directories looks like this:
> 0 drwxrws---+ 1 mdadmin domain users 0 Jan 21 09:39 dcampbell
> Windows permissions:
> Allow - MD Admin - Full Control
> Allow - Everyone - None
> Allow - Domain Users - Full Control
> Inheritance is enabled.
> I've tried disabling inheritance and it just switches back. I've
> tried adding users and groups and they disappear when I clock apply.
> But then on other directories everything works fine and I can
> add/remove users.
> I'm kinda at a loss as to why this might be happening. Thanks for the
Sorry but my crystal ball isn't working 😂
What OS ?
What version of Samba ?
What is in the global portion of the smb.conf ?
Also 'profilePath' != 'homeDirectory'
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