Problem with /home mapping

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Mar 11 21:17:15 GMT 1998

On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, Tim Winders wrote:

> With BRANCH_NTDOM I have the following lines in my [global] section for
> smb.conf
>    logon path = \\%N\profiles\%U\profile
>    logon home = \\%N\%U
>    auto services = homes
> If I understand correctly, this will emulate the roaming profiles and home
> paths as done with NT Server.  The docs also recommend NOT using the home
> share for a roaming profile,


> I also have a [homes] and [profiles] shares.
> The problem is:  When an NT or 95 user uses the syntax:
> net use h: /home
> It will map the h: drive to the PROFILES share.


>  Should it map to the HOMES share?

it should map to the "logon home" parameter, which you configure as the
HOMES share in this instance.



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