[K12OSN] User authetication problem - Active Directory vs K12LTSP

John Lucas mrjohnlucas at gmail.com
Mon Jun 23 11:40:02 UTC 2008

Marco Neves wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I´m trying to make the user of K12LTSP to autheticate in a 2003 server 
> (active directory). I´m doing it using a NIS server on the 2003 server 
> after installing the Windows Services for Unix 3.5.
> Everything works fine (using the command id <username> i receive the 
> response from the windows server with the credentials of the user) but 
> when i try to logon on the K12LTSP a receive a message saying that i 
> don´t have a home directory created and ask if i want to use / as my 
> home directory.
> To create the home directory automatically i´d edit the files login and 
> remote in the etc/pam.d directory, and add the folowing line
> session required pam_mkhomedir.so skel=/etc/skel umask=0022 quiet
> but the directorie isn´t created.

The option is "silent" not "quiet"; the error may prevent operation. 
This should be added to the file pointed to by /etc/pam.d/system-auth.

> What could go wrong?
> Thanks in advanced for any help.
> Marco Neves
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