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Old 03-19-2005, 11:31 AM   #1
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SAMBA server & client

I've got a samba server running as PDC.
For XP roaming it's ok profiles DL and UL well.
But for linux client i've got a pb.
I want it to point its home directories to server (of course) instead of local /home/username
I did a net join successfull.
But I don't have a domain logon banner like windows so I create a user that has write access to the home shared dir on the samba server and point its home dir to the server.
So in userdrake I replaced /home/username with //sambaserver/username
But opening a sesion I have message 'no write access to $HOMES directorie' blablabla.
Can anyone tell me how to set up the client so that the home dir for users on the linux workstation point to the samba share on the server ?
Old 03-20-2005, 08:56 AM   #2
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You will need to mount the remote share:

I also wouldn't reccomend mounting it for the whole home partition as you will likely have problems with file permissions and local configuration files. Something like /home/username/files would probably be better.


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