Default home directory settings in authentication providers

The default settings that affect how home directories are set up differ, based on the authentication provider that the user authenticates against.

Authentication provider
Home directory
Home directory creation
UNIX login shell
Local
  • --home-directory-template=/ifs/home/%U
  • --create-home-directory= yes
  • --login-shell=/bin/sh
Enabled
/bin/sh
File
  • --home-directory-template= ""
  • --create-home-directory= no
Disabled
None
Active Directory
  • --home-directory-template=/ifs/home/%D/%U
  • --create-home-directory= no
  • --login-shell=/bin/sh
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If available, provider information overrides this value.

Disabled
/bin/sh
LDAP
  • --home-directory-template= ""
  • --create-home-directory= no
Disabled
None
NIS
  • --home-directory-template= ""
  • --create-home-directory= no
Disabled
None