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I'm using Samba 4.0.0beta2 on Debian Wheezy as Active Directory domain controller. I also use winbind in my /etc/nsswitch.conf so getent passwd returns domain users.

I've set

template homedir = /home/%U

in my smb.conf file but, instead of substituting %U for username, getent passwd returns:


Why is that?

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The value has change since Samba4,

New value for the username is %ACCOUNTNAME% use as this :

template homedir = /home/%ACCOUNTNAME%
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I wrote a similar QA on the Unix and Linux site: – starfry Feb 24 at 10:58

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