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Hmm, nevermind. I was getting confused. The home dir is not required for CVSNT sspi authentication. It is required for ssh and other interactive services. Cheers Mikew. Mike Wake wrote: > Hi all, > > I am on the road to successfully moving my CVSNT repositories from a > win2000 machine to a linux server. > > My aim is not to have to do any password/user account maintenance and > just leave that to our IT department. > > I have setup samba/winbind authentication sucessfully so that users can > use their normal windows domain passwords and the :sspi: protocol. To > get it to work I have had to manually create a home directory for the > users that I want to allow access to cvs. > > My question is, is it possible to configure smb.conf so that users can > be authenticated by the Primary Domain Controller without needing to > have a home directory on the linux server? > > If so a pointer or two as to how would be nice. > > Cheers > Mikew. > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs