Samba & Roaming Profiles

Kai Blin k.blin at
Sat Nov 4 13:32:35 GMT 2000

* Richard Sharpe <sharpe at> [05/11/00, 00:03:08]:

> >Does anything speak against using smbclient to connect/copy theese?
> As I understand things, there are problems with doing this. There are, I am
> lead to believe, SIDs embedded in some of the files, and, Samba does not
> allocate RIDs the same way NT does, so the SIDs in the profile can be invalid.

Hm.. I never tried.. :) Might as well be.
> However, perhaps I am wrong. OTOH, all it might take is a tool that can
> find the SIDS and remap them?

I have a (windows) tool named secure copy. Unless Unix flavor scp it doesn't
encrypt anything :), but it copies all the stuff with it. I checked. We used
it to migrate profiles from our old to our new PDC...

You can find it at I think. It's not freeware,



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