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createhomedir(1) [osx man page]

createhomedir(1)					    BSD General Commands Manual 					  createhomedir(1)

createhomedir -- create and populate home directories on the local computer. SYNOPSIS
createhomedir [-scbalh] [-n directoryDomainName] [-u username] DESCRIPTION
createhomedir provides several options for creating and populating home directories. OPTIONS
-s creates home directories for server home paths only (default). -c creates home directories for local home paths only. -b creates home directories for both server and local home paths. -a creates home directories for users defined in all directory domains of the server's search path. -l creates home directories for users defined in the local directory domain. -n directoryDomainName creates home directories for users defined in a specific directory domain in the server's search path. -u username creates a home directory for a specific user defined in the domain(s) identified in the -a, -l, or -n parameter. If you omit the -a, -l, and -n parameters when you use the -u parameter, -a is assumed. -i reads username list from standard input and creates specified home directories. Each username should be on its own line. -h usage help. FILES
/usr/sbin/createhomedir location of tool CAVEATS
When using the -a option, search limits of various directory servers (such as Open Directory or Active Directory) can prevent all possible home directories from being created. In this case, you may need to specify the usernames explicitly. Mac OS X June 1, 2019 Mac OS X

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smbautohome(4)							   File Formats 						    smbautohome(4)

smbautohome - CIFS autohome configuration SYNOPSIS
smbautohome DESCRIPTION
The Solaris CIFS service can automatically share home directories when a CIFS client connects. The autohome map file, /etc/smbautohome, uses the search options and rules to determine whether to share a home directory when a CIFS client connects to the server. For example, the following entries specify the autohome rules for a particular environment: +nsswitch dn=ad,dn=sun,dn=com,ou=users jane /home/?/& dn=ad,dn=sun,dn=com,ou=users The nsswitch autohome entry uses the naming service to match users to home directories. The second autohome entry specifies that the home directory for user jane is /home/j/jane. autohome Map Entry Format A map entry, which is also referred to as a mapping, uses the following format: key location [ options ] key is a user name, location is the fully qualified path for the user's home directory, and options specifies the share options, for exam- ple, an AD container or description. See sharemgr(1M) for information on share options. If you intend to publish the share in Active Directory (AD), you must specify an AD container name, which is specified as a comma-separated list of attribute name-value pairs. The attributes use the LDAP distinguished name (DN) or relative distinguished name (RDN) format. The DN or RDN must be specified in LDAP format by using the following attribute types: o cn= represents the common name o ou= represents the organizational unit o dc= represents the domain component The attribute type that is used to describe an object's RDN is called a naming attribute. AD uses the naming attributes as follows: o cn for the user object class o ou for the OU (organizational unit) object class o dc for the domainDns object class autohome Map Key Substitution The autohome feature supports the following wildcard substitutions for the value of the key field: o The ampersand character (&) is expanded to the value of the key field for the entry in which it occurs. In the following exam- ple, & expands to jane: jane /home/& o The question mark character (?) is expanded to the value of the first character in the key field for the entry in which it occurs. In the following example, ? expands to j: jane /home/?/& Wildcard Rule When supplied in the key field, the asterisk character (*) is recognized as the "catch-all" entry. Such an entry matches any key not previ- ously matched. For example, the following entry would map any user to a home directory in /home in which the home directory name was the same as the user name: * /home/& The wildcard rule is only applied if an appropriate rule is not matched by another map entry. NSSwitch Map The nsswitch map is used to request that the home directory be obtained from a password database, such as the local, NIS, NIS+, or LDAP databases. If an AD path is appended, it is used to publish shares. +nsswitch Like the "catch-all" entry, the nsswitch map is only searched if an appropriate rule is not matched by another map entry. The wildcard and nsswitch rules are mutually exclusive. Do not include an nsswitch rule if a wildcard rule has already been defined. FILES
/etc/smbautohome ATTRIBUTES
See the attributes(5) man page for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWsmbsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Uncommitted | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
sharectl(1M), sharemgr(1M), smbadm(1M), smbd(1M), smbstat(1M), smb(4), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 5 Jan 2009 smbautohome(4)

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