account management across multiple subnets
unum at unum5.org
Tue Oct 23 15:53:49 MDT 2007
Shane Hathaway wrote:
> Kyle Waters wrote:
>> We are using ldap for authentication. So that part is easy, but
>> then I need to create the users home directories on an nfs server that
>> hosts home directories for the central server in the home office. I
>> also need to create a home directory on the samba server in the
>> appropriate remote location. Then when their account is deleted I need
>> to delete both directories and their mail file.
> For directory creation, you might use pam_mkhomedir, which automatically
> creates a home directory when a new user logs in.
The problem is that on the remote box they only log in via samba+ldap.
Which I'm told doesn't trigger pam. Plus I have to run smbpasswd
inorder to configure the ldap account for the samba settings(I'm looking
into a better way of doing this).
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