Profiles & Policies
Gerald W. Carter
cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Tue Apr 14 15:28:13 GMT 1998
Gerald W. Carter wrote:
> Dana Canfield wrote:
> > After a little experimentation and extrapolating from some Win '95
> > related messages on the regular list, I think I've determined that
> > Windows NT's "automatic" policy mode does not work with Samba.
> > I don't quite understand this, because according to MS's guides, the
> > Automatic mode just looks in \\PDC\NETLOGON\NTconfig.pol for the
> > policy. However, when you switch to manual mode (e.g., pre-hack the
> > registry) and specify this path, all is well. Go figure. My only
> > guess is that maybe it has something to do with case-sensitivity, but I
> > tried every reasonable variation of case as well. Is this worth
> > listing as a bug? If for no other reason than to keep others from
> > wasting an entire day trying to figure this out?
> Hmmm...They work fine for me. I can verify by this by the hidden shares
> are disabled on new workstations. my file is named ntconfig.pol and I
> have never had any problems with case in the filename.
> default case = lower
> is all i have in smb.conf
Oopps. Also have
preserve case = yes
as well as 'default case = lower'
Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter
Engineering Network Services Auburn University
jerry at eng.auburn.edu http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw
"...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
- Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )
More information about the samba-ntdom