Profiles, roaming and roving profiles

Martin Radford martin at
Thu Jan 11 17:03:57 GMT 2001

> > What is the difference between 'profiles','roaming
> > profiles' and 'roving profiles' and which are supported by
> > samba?
> A Roaving profile doesn't exist.  So I can't tell you what samba defines it
> as.

An altavista search for:

reveals that "roving profiles" do indeed exist.  However, it seems
that Microsoft only use the term when referring to Windows 95.  The
terms "roving profiles" and "roaming profiles" are synonymous (but
"roving" tends to be used for Win95 only).

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