[Samba] Unable to delete a domain user from a server

Rob Campbell robcampbell08105 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 16:11:02 UTC 2022


In all things, Be Intentional.

On Thu, Nov 17, 2022, 10:28 AM Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On 17/11/2022 15:00, Rob Campbell via samba wrote:
> > My issue/request is more about properly removing the "profile" /home/user
> > directory properly. Can I just do 'rm -rf /home/user'?
> >
> Once an AD user is deleted with something like 'samba-tool user delete
> $USERNAME', then any any home directories on Unix computers become
> orphaned and, if no longer required, they can be deleted with 'rm -rf
> /home/%USERNAME'.
> Thanks.
> Just thinking out loud... If I disabled the user or didn't do anything to
> the user and deleted the /home/$USERNAME would a new on get created the
> next time they logged in or would they have a problem logging in?
> Rowland
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