Migrating from Samba 2.2.8A PDC -> Samba 3.0 PDC
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Wed Oct 22 16:52:45 GMT 2003
On Wed, 22 Oct 2003, Rizzo, John wrote:
> Something that we do where I work is redirect the desktop and my
> documents folders to alternate locations so that this time can be
> reduced. This seems to work fairly well for us considering that we have
> users that have 1G+ of files on their desktop. I'm not sure exactly how
> this would be done with samba however.
This is great, but perhaps you can share the specifics of how you do this?
- John T.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Yashpal Nagar [mailto:yash at linux-delhi.org]
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 6:03 AM
> > To: odc-public at hotpop.com; John H Terpstra
> > Cc: samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: Re: Migrating from Samba 2.2.8A PDC -> Samba 3.0 PDC
> > Dear Samba team,
> > In my last organistaion i used to run PDC on samba 2.2.5a IIRC. My
> > biggest problem was the user profiles,
> > All the profiles+ desktop icons+ My doc etc used to sit on PDC server.
> > Sometimes our users were having profiles as big as 250 MB due to their
> > personnel files, mp3 etc on desktop. It increased the logon
> > time to several
> > minutes. which was really hectic.:((
> > When i tried to disable the profile logon path =
> > \\%L\Profiles\%U problem i
> > faced that user complain that there desktop settings ,
> > background etc were
> > lost.
> > Can someone suggest me that Profiles etc remain on the local
> > m/c itself,
> > without lossing any settings even after reboot , and authentication +
> > respective home dir mapped to clients.
> > Please help!!
> > Warm regards,
> > -Yash
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John H Terpstra
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