Profiles - Double checking

Andrew Perrin - Demography aperrin at demog.Berkeley.EDU
Sun Sep 27 02:35:23 GMT 1998

The way we have it set up is:
  guest ok = no
  read only = no
  browseable = yes
  wide links = yes
  printable = no
  path = %H/ntprofile
  locking = no
  Comment = Profile Directory (%U)

That seems to work quite nicely for us -- are we asking for trouble?

Andrew J. Perrin - aperrin at - NT/Unix Admin/Support
Department of Demography    -    University of California at Berkeley
2232 Piedmont Avenue #2120  -    Berkeley, California, 94720-2120 USA --------------------------SEIU1199

On Sun, 27 Sep 1998, Dana Canfield wrote:

> I think I finally understand the problem with roaming profiles related
> to %U.  Despite the potential for trouble, I've found that it causes
> even more trouble for me if I don't keep the profiles in the user's home
> directory.  So now, in the smb.conf, I have
> logon drive = H:
> include = %H/.user.conf
> Then, in the user's home directory, in a file named .user.conf stored in
> the user's home directory, I have the line:
> logon path = /path/to/users/home/directory/.profile
> Is there anything inhrently wrong with this setup?  If so, is there any
> way to do something similar?  I don't mind having to manually create the
> /user.conf files, scripts can take care of that.
> Thanks!

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