[SunHELP] home directories

Dale Ghent daleg at elemental.org
Tue Nov 30 13:59:23 CST 2004

On Nov 30, 2004, at 2:17 PM, Edward Chase wrote:

> Hi there,
> I'm currently working on setting up a Solaris 9 box.  As I try to 
> useradd
> it's complaining to me that it cannot create the user's home directory.
> If I do a useradd -D to see the default it's showing the home 
> directory base
> as being /home

Ed, if you're not using autofs, kill it off and disable the init script 
for autofs in /etc/rc2.d

automount is attaching to /home (one of it's three default places) and 
preventing it from being modified.

If you need to use autofs, comment out the /home entry in 


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