home directory

  1. C

    Trying to create user home directories via SMB is driving me bonkers.

    OK. I have to be doing something wrong here. The problem has to be me. But the problem is I can not figure out what. I am trying to make home folders for local users and every page I look up for instructions on how to do this does not work. Here is what I am doing. OS: FreeNAS-11.2-U6 Pool...
  2. R

    FreeNAS Accounts Needed for LDAP Users?

    I have enabled LDAP on my FreeNAS server running FreeNAS-11.1-U6. I'm relatively new to FreeNAS and LDAP, and I'm trying to figure out a way to have home directories automatically created in a designated "home" share on the FreeNAS server. I know this is possible when creating local FreeNAS...
  3. dpchrist

    FreeNAS 11.2 user account home directories for SOHO environment

    FreeNAS -> Help & Support -> New to FreeNAS? I have a server with a fresh install of FreeNAS 11.2 that I plan to use for my SOHO network of Linux, Windows, macOS, and/or FreeBSD clients. I have created a pool. I would like to create private SMB/CIFS shares for each of four users, plus a...
  4. S

    Placing my CLI home dir in a different dataset than freenas-boot?

    Short version: I can imagine there are many ways to move the root user's home directory ("~") off the boot device and onto my main data pool, but some methods will have issues, some won't persist, etc. So what is the best way to go about it? Longer version: The pool is on heavy duty redundant...
  5. S

    How do you assign a FreeNAS home directory to an AD user?

    I am trying to give access to a file to an external organisation. They need to use either FTP or SSH (SFTP) to pull the file. We use Active Directory with Freenas currently and I've been able to successfully create the users in AD and have them log in either by SSH or FTP. The problem I am...
  6. N

    Home directory configuration question

    I apologize a head of time if this post is longer than it needs to be... My configuration has two sets of home directories. I have one dataset that is shared via NFS and the primary purpose is to provide home directories for a cluster. Everything works fine with that share. The second...