[samba3-alpha23] Brand new local profiles

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Thu Apr 24 21:05:31 GMT 2003

On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Kristis Makris wrote:

> Hi Richard,
> I believe I've found the cause of the problem.
> > 2. The target directory does not exist
> The target directory \\filesrv\makris_k\profile.pds definitely does not
> exist, and this is the point where I was confused. Why does win2k look
> there in the first place in order to create a local profile ?
> I had the impression that a local profile is created if there is no
> roaming profile path set (either through a value set in the
> "profilePath" attribute in LDAP for a user, or by providing a value for
> the "logon path" line in the [global] section).

Other points noted, but could you get us a network trace of the activity 
that occurs when this user tries to log on. It would help in determining 
the problem.

You can do the network trace with tcpdump from the Samba server:

  tcpdump -i <int> -s 1500 -w somefile.cap ...

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]ns.aus.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org, 
sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com

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