Profile loaded as homedir on Win2000 SP2

James Nord teilo at
Mon Nov 12 02:40:02 GMT 2001

Jacek Stolarczyk wrote:

>When a user logs to the domain (PDC on samba-2.2.1a) from Win2000 he gets
>his $HOME/profile mounted as home directory (disk Z:) instead of just
>$HOME. Mounting $HOME works perfectly (and has been for the last year)
>when logging from WinNT 4.0 SP6a. Relevant part of smb.conf reads:
><smb.conf excerpt>
>   logon script = scripts\%G.bat
>   logon path = \\%L\%U\profile
>   logon home = \\%L\%U\profile

logon home (G)

This parameter specifies the home directory location when a Win95/98 or 
NT Workstation logs into a Samba PDC. It allows you to do


from a command prompt, for example.

This option takes the standard substitutions, allowing you to have 
separate logon scripts for each user or machine.


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