SAMBA--WINDOWS NETLOGON/ batchfile blues!!!

Gerry Maddock gerrym at
Fri Nov 3 10:43:29 GMT 2000

Never mind, we used:

net config | find "User name" > %temp%.\temp.bat
echo > User.bat set USERNAME=%%2
for %%A in (call del) do %%A %TEMP%.\temp.bat

Gerry Maddock wrote:

>     OK, I have Samba running as a PDC, I have a working batch file in
> the netlogon share. I was editing my batch file, to automatically add a
> new program to all users desktops, but I can't seem to get one line to
> work right. If I copy the file to C:\windows\desktop, it works, but my
> problem is that all of the users info for their desktop is stored in
> C:\windows\profiles\THEIR USER NAME\desktop. Ok this is the line of the
> batch file I'm having all the problems with:
> copy \\smbsvr\disk_img\tr9032ins\TR9032win386ra7.exe
> c:\windows\profiles\%username%\desktop
> I thought the %username% would do the trick, but no luck. Next I tried:
> copy \\smbsvr\disk_img\tr9032ins\TR9032win386ra7.exe
> c:\windows\profiles\*\desktop
> Still no luck!! Does anybody know what I can put there to get this line
> to work???!!!

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