[K12OSN] RE: RE: smbldap-installer v. 1.2-gamma - gnome login "problem"

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Wed Feb 9 14:05:12 UTC 2005

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Tuesday, February 08, 2005 at 10:53 PM +0000 wrote:
>So new users with useradd work fine, users created 
>with the script don't because they are set to /bin/false, but users
>with usermod are changed from /bin/false to /bin/bash and still don't

Try this....

Use usermod to change the user from /bin/false to
/bin/bash....then...making note of the current password....recreate the
user using smbldap-useradd   Example:  let's say we have a user named
Santa Claus.....username is sclaus and password is nee72too....first run
smbldap-usermod  -s /bin/bash sclaus    then run smbldap-useradd -m -a
sclaus   and then smbldap-passwd sclaus.  (note I have not tried this so
I'm asking for your evaluation)  Then see if you can log into Gnome.  The
only other idea I have is to reboot after changing the user.  What I'm
wondering is if there is some /etc/skel stuff that needs to be copied for
the user to work correctly after having been changed....just guessing

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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