SAMBA 2.0 and SP5

Mon Oct 11 07:58:34 GMT 1999

I had the same problem before, but I found this came from active desktop
You will not have this problem if ALL your workstation have the "normal"

-----Message d'origine-----
De : Seth Vidal <skvidal at>
À : Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM <samba-ntdom at>
Date : vendredi 8 octobre 1999 19:08
Objet : Re: SAMBA 2.0 and SP5

>> Well, I am, of course, playing with fire and using the PDC code in
>> the samba 2.0.5a release (please don't blaze me on this one -grin-).
>> Currently, it has worked rather well with our 10 NT workstations.
>> We have roaming profiles working, and in general, people are happy.
>> BUT.... Lately, we have been having a couple of problems.
>> First, we have upgraded several of our NT machines to SP5.  Now, we
>> seem to have inconsistent roaming profile activities.  Those systems
>> that are still SP4 push and pull their profiles from the server
>> (a RedHat linux 6.0 server Pentium II 266 with 64 M RAM and plenty
>> of Hard Drive).  One of our systems will "seemingly" pull the profile
>> from the server, but conviniently "forget" several links and settings.
>> Then, if this person moves to another system (with SP5), it pulls a
>> second profile from somewhere else.  We have even gone in as the
>> local administrator on this second system and deleted the local profiles
>> in the c:\winnt\profiles directory.  It still pulls some wierd profile
>> from somewhere else.  I am just wondering if this is a SP5 problem.
>I've found that installing policies and setting the location of menu and
>profile related directories in the registry (with regedit /s filename.reg)
>at login time greatly aids in solving this problem.
>I'm using NT sp5 and roaming profiles w/o problem but it does help to
>force the file locations with the policies or through a separate regedit.

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