Change location default home directory

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by mattiasvdm, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Hi,

    In 10.8 you're able to change the location of your home directory. You can do this in System Preferences - Accounts - Right click your account - advanced. Here I can change my homefolder to a different partition.

    This is all clear to me but if I login as a new (AD) user (or create a new local user) OSX creates a new user in the default user directory.

    What I want is that OSX automatically creates any new user on the other partition.

    Is this possible? Is this maybe a setting in some .plist file?
     
  2. macrumors regular

    DoctorCrap

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  3. macrumors 68030

    Mattie Num Nums

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    #3
    You could create a script that copies the directory over and creates a symlink in the current /Users.
     

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