*nix Thread, ubuntu & windows home dir in Technical; okay, been trying all day with little success - so I'm throwing in the towel.
I've set up a couple ...
26th February 2008, 08:41 PM #1
ubuntu & windows home dir
okay, been trying all day with little success - so I'm throwing in the towel.
I've set up a couple of edubuntu (7.10) machines, so the little darlings have in some variation in what they break.
I've got the ldap/ad integration working, and everyone's able to log in.
However, I can't seem to get the home drives (stored on \\server\home\username$) to map on login.
I've looked at pam, and also /etc/fstab (but that needs a password to be stored to login to the share, right? storing one for each user would be...timeconsuming)
I must be missing something.....
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27th February 2008, 10:10 AM #2
27th February 2008, 10:54 AM #3
IIRC, edubuntu uses pam_mount. This relies on your Windows file server having user shares. ie,
More info here:
27th February 2008, 11:12 AM #4
we do, I just couldn't seem to get that working...unless I'm double-stupid
27th February 2008, 02:02 PM #5
You need to have samba working before pam_mount will spring to life.
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