[Samba] Ubuntu 18.04 classicupgrade help

Carl Hunter cdhunter2 at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 16 19:20:45 UTC 2022

 On Friday, January 7, 2022, 01:43:58 p.m. EST, Rowland Penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
 On Fri, 2022-01-07 at 18:08 +0000, Carl Hunter wrote:
> No Linux users, Windows only.  

OK, in AD there two home directory attributes:


The first is for the Windows home directory and will contain the
computer that holds the share and the path to the home directory. This
will be in Windows format, an example is:
\\computername\users\username or

That is: The user 'rowland' has a share stored in the 'users' share on
the computer called 'devstation'

Provided that the 'homeDrive' attribute is set to a letter e.g. 'H:'

This will cause Windows to mount the users share on 'H:'

The unixHomeDirectory attribute contains the path to a Unix home
directory e.g. /home/username
This will supply the home directory for users on all Unix machines that
use the winbind 'ad' backend.

You only really need to set 'unixHomeDirectory' if your users will log
into a Unix computer. A Windows user only needs to set the
'homeDirectory' attribute, the setting of which is shown on this link:

You only need to use the rfc2307 attributes if you are also running a
Unix domain member as a fileserver and only then if you use the winbind
'ad' backend.


I was able to sort out the home drives.  Thanks for the help on that.  
I'm now seeing the following messages in the syslog but I'm not sure what they mean.  
named[25918]: samba_dlz: starting transaction on zone xxxxxxxxnamed[25918]: client @0x7fb858011940 192.168.1.xxx#50743: update 'xxxxxxxx/IN' deniednamed[25918]: samba_dlz: cancelling transaction on zone xxxxxxxx
They seem to come from all clients which are all Windows machines.  Any ideas?  My googling hasn't gotten me very far.  


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