In /etc/auto_home add a line above +auto_home that reads

  /home/local -rw localhost:/export/home/local

Then create the directory in /export/home, chown it properly, and you should be 

If you have any issues its probably syntax, I am fairly certain you need -rw on 
linux but that would not be the auto mount line for Solaris.


From: <Ainsworth>, Thomas 
Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:34 PM
To: Dean Hunter <<>>
Cc: "<>" 
Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] Auto-Mount Home Directory for Local Users?
Resent-From: <<>>

A couple of things to check (you probably have done this thought)...

- Make sure the entry in /etc/nsswitch.conf reads:

automount:  files sss

- Also, do you have a "local" account entry in /etc/passwd?  That may confuse 


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Dean Hunter 
<<>> wrote:
I have successfully configured FreeIPA to auto-mount the home directory
for FreeIPA users.  But on those occasions when I need to login as the
local administrator I can not get a home directory:

[root@host ~]# ssh local@fedora19
local@fedora19's password:
Could not chdir to home directory /home/local: No such file or directory
-bash-4.2$ logout
Connection to fedora19 closed.
[root@host ~]#

where local is a member of the wheel group. Where do I start?

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