net use/home versus profiles

Giulio Orsero giulioo at
Sat Jan 15 11:11:17 GMT 2000

On Sat, 15 Jan 2000 20:26:07 +1100, hai scritto:

>When you do a net use /home, Win9x sends a NetUserGetInfo with a detail of 11.
>Samba 2.0.6 fills in the usri11_homedir with lp_logon_home, not lp_logon_path.
>However, when Win9x is logging off or on, it also does a NetUserGetInfo

Someone, a while ago, posted on the list that in a win9x -> nt-pdc
environment the profiles are _always_ stored under the homedir. Never
had an nt pdc so I don't know.
However, if this is correct, then "logon path" and "logon home" should
become 1 only parameter for win9x machines.
One would set the parameter to
then profiles would go in 
and net use would map to \\%L\%U, because \\%L\%U\something would not be
a top level share.

This would be against the theory of operation suggested by the samba
docs of "profiles stored outside the home-share".

I tested this by setting
logon home = \\%L\%U\profile
net use h: /home works
and profile is put in the profile dir inside the homedir.

giulioo at

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