Note that AD is not 100% RFC2307 compatible, so by default it uses ‚UnixhomeDirectory‘
attribute because traditional ‚HomeDirectory‘ is being used by Windows.
You have to tell SSSD to use ‚HomeDirectory‘ explicitely.
From: Matthew W Hanley [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2016 6:47 PM
Subject: [SSSD-users] A problem automounting user's AD home directory
I am using sssd-1.13.0-40.el7_2.12.x86_64 on CentOS 7.2 and am running into a problem
trying to mount user's home directories from active directory. At this time I am able
to authenticate to AD just fine. However, user's home directories in AD are not the
traditional '/home/$USER', but are simply a number that was randomly generated. I
can do an ldapsearch, grab 'homeDirectory', and parse out the path, but I have to
do this externally and can't see a way to pass the information back to SSSD.
Is it possible to have SSSD grab the user's AD home directory, and then have it pass
it to something that can automount it (autofs or pam_mount)?
College of Engineering and Computer Science
The information contained in this e-mail and in any attachments is confidential and is
designated solely for the attention of the intended recipient(s). If you are not an
intended recipient, you must not use, disclose, copy, distribute or retain this e-mail or
any part thereof. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender by
return e-mail and delete all copies of this e-mail from your computer system(s). Please
direct any additional queries to: communications(a)s3group.com. Thank You. Silicon and
Software Systems Limited (S3 Group). Registered in Ireland no. 378073. Registered Office:
South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18.