Continuing the discussion from Callback or hook to run a script when a user logs in. I’m trying to solve this scenario :
- create the user’s home directory if it doesn’t exists
- generate SSH keys if not present
I’m using AD auth and SSSD have been configured with a fallback home directory. In addition I’ve added a script in profile.d to generate SSH keys.
That works perfectly when I logon in a shell session and running “su foo” from root.
However when accessing OOD, I’m getting an Home Directory not found error, and even if I create it the script in profile.d is not run.
What would be the best way of implementing this ? How can I get the username if I implement the solution suggested in the link above which is replacing /opt/ood/ondemand/root/usr/sbin/nginx by a bootstrap script ?
You can try the
pun_pre_hook_root_cmd. This will run in a root context, so you’ll have to su to the user. It’s what we use to set up kubernetes credentials before the pun boots up.
So I confirm that adding a pun_pre_hook_roo_cmd calling a script works.
This script simply contains these lines :
su - $2
$2 may change at some point in the future. I mean I see how easy that is for you, and I don’t anticipate it changing, but there interface there is named parameters (i.e.,
Just something to be aware of - again, I don’t anticipate it changing, but I chose to use named parameters for this reason, so we could change the order if required (and believe documentation reflects that).
Make sense, will do the update accordingly
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