Users can't delete their own local files
bgmilne at cae.co.za
Tue Mar 20 10:10:25 GMT 2001
> We are using samba 2.07 as PDC and there are
> around 800 users who share some 50 NTW4/SP6.
> Everything works ok, except that local profiles are
> not removed when the user logouts. That's on the
> the system policy that is loaded ok from the PDC.
> There is yet another problem, probably the cause for
> the first one: USERS CAN'T REMOVE THEIR OWN
> LOCAL FILES.
> If a user creates a shortcut on his desktop (local profile)
> he won't be able to remove it then. Same thing on C:\TEMP.
> If you check the owner of the file it's ok.
> If you check the security of the file the owner is "unknown".
> Also userlists requested to the server are incomplete, only
> some users show up.
> Any ideas ...
If you have users not showing up in the list, check to make sure that
every user in the smbpasswd file corresponds to a valid unix account,
both in username and uid. Otherwise it will truncate the list at the
first account that does not have a corresponding unix account.
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