migration profiles

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at richardsharpe.com
Fri Nov 5 18:57:20 GMT 2004

On Fri, 5 Nov 2004, Pavel Rochnyack wrote:

> Hello Hakim,
> Friday, November 05, 2004, 8:56:54 AM, you wrote:
> HA> I want to duplicate this directory for other new user and i modify the
> HA> named of this directory but the name user and make a chow -R username.
> As I think, there are user SID in windows registry files contents.
> So,you can`t copy&chown user profile. Try to login by user which profle
> directory is empty. If it will ok when my version is right.
> I have troubles when i copy&chown user profile. I can`t run Outlook,
> can`t setup proxy in IE and so on... All it was at win2k SP2/SP4
> machines.

That is correct. You need to modify the SIDs in the ntuser.dat file or

I released a program a while ago that can rummage through the ntuser.dat
file and modify just the SIDs so you have additional privs. It was called
profiles.c ...

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

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