Network and Storage Protocols

CIFS Home Directories only Windows administrator Can create them.

MichaelCharles1

Hiya,

Im creating Dynamic Home directories for Windows.

My share is %w and my relative path is %w. 

My search path is /mycif, so under this directory I've create 3 user folders; Administrrator, Dave, Sam.

 

Then in Windows I used the format \\vserver\username

It works for the Administrator(finds the already created folder)

But for the other 2 users it says the directory cannot be found.

 

Any Ideas?

 

Mike

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Hiya,

Thanks for the info.

I solved the problem by using Poweshell to create the home directories on the Windows side. The Netapp was setup correctly.

 

Mike

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Vijay_ramamurthy

Hi Mike,

You can run the commands below to check if Home Directory is configured properly.
::> cifs home-directory search-path show -vserver <svm> <<<<<< This should show all the search paths configured.
::> cifs home-directory show-user -vserver <svm> -username <domain\username> <<< This would show the Home Directory Path for the user if found. if missing then it means the directory for the user is not created.
::> file-directory show -vserver <svm> -path <user_homedir_full_path> << This will show the permission set on the home dir path

Hiya,

Thanks for the info.

I solved the problem by using Poweshell to create the home directories on the Windows side. The Netapp was setup correctly.

 

Mike

Hi Mike,

Welcome and thanks for the update. 

Nice work in resolving it.

 

Thanks

Vijay 

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