On Friday 07 June 2002 23:01, you wrote:
> I haven't tried it, 'cause it's a school system and we want the option to
> stop users who try to mess with things from logging on; to get an account
> the user first logs in as "setup" with blank password, this runs a script
> that creates a user entry and home directory for them if they're not
> already there or blocked.
If you're using winbind, though, it was my understanding that it takes over
authentication, via pam_winbind - so if you disable the nt user in the nt
domain, they cannot then log in to the unix box? Or have I got the wrong
end of the stick?
It also sets up the pam_mount stuff. The main
> reason I did this is that X seems to require .Xauthority to be on a UNIX
> file system as it has to set special attributes, so it won't run if the
> user's home directory is SMB.
>.Xauthority has to be rw for the user only, with no group or other
permissions, so that is a tricky one... for me, it doesn't quite matter that
the home directory itself is on the local box, so long as I can automount
their nt \home share (usually P:) somewhere where they can get it...
unfortunately I haven't worked out how to get the nt user's \home share
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