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KB-6225: How To Configure The Zone Profile Home Directory To Include The Primary Group The User

12 April,16 at 10:58 AM

Applies to:

All versions of Centrify DirectControl Suite 2014 and later


Question:

How can the ZPA be configured so that the zone profile home directory path for a new uses is designated using the user's primary group?
 
For Example:
User name: Joe
Belongs to group: sysadmins
Home directory: /home/sysadmins/joe

User name: Dan
Belongs to group: develop
Home directory: /home/develop/dan

Answer:

This is done using the runtime parameter %{pgroup}

1) Open the properties page for any hierarchical zone that is being auto provisioned.


2) In the User Default tab, specify the Home directory to be %{home}/%{pgroup}/%{user}
 
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3) Restart the Zone Provisioning Agent

4) Run adflush on any joined agent

5) Run adquery user to see the result

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