[CentOS] SAMBA and Active Directory Intergration Problem

Gordon Messmer yinyang at eburg.com
Tue Nov 20 09:04:08 UTC 2012

On 11/19/2012 01:10 AM, Bonnie B Mtengwa wrote:
> Everything works well except that if someone logs on to the Samba
> Server, they see all the shared folders there and also a folder with
> their own name %USER%. This Folder is not accessible, one cannot
> enter into this folder, I have noticed that it's not being
> automatically created in the home folder :
> i.e/home/%USER%/ is not there.

That's correct.  Samba does not automatically create home directories.

One solution for this was posted on the samba list years ago:

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