[K12OSN] smbldap - using a separate /home file server

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Wed Nov 19 17:00:31 UTC 2008

Rob Owens wrote:
> I'd like to have samba/ldap authentication, but I want my user's home
> directories on a separate server.  I do not want to NFS mount /home on
> the samba/ldap server, because I want to ensure that the local admin
> users have access to a home folder even if the network is down.
> On the samba/ldap server, I'd like to eliminate the [homes] share.  On
> the file server, of course, I would create a [homes] share.
> Can anyone tell me how to accomplish this?
...feverishly reading man pages...

Could it be as simple as removing "logon drive = X:" from smb.conf on
the authentication server, and including it on the file server?


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