BUG: default profile failure in 3.0.20 [was: Regression in
3.0.20 wrt netlogon and profiles ?]
abartlet at samba.org
Thu Oct 13 22:02:48 GMT 2005
On Thu, 2005-10-13 at 14:03 -0500, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Jörn Nettingsmeier wrote:
> | win2k clients, samba 3.0.20 pdc.
> | a new user, who has never logged on, does so for the
> | first time. the domain uses roaming profiles, and the
> | netlogon share provides a custom Default User dir
> | as well as an NTConfig.POL.
> | problem:
> | the default profile and policy are not downloaded
> | successfully from the server. instead the user gets
> | a local profile, missing all our folder redirections.
> | the userenv.log on the client reports this error:
> | USERENV(bc.a4) 12:46:47:804 MyRegLoadKey: Failed
> | to load subkey
> | <S-1-5-21-1503970882-379070074-3014308087-3158>, error =87
> | USERENV(bc.a4) 12:46:47:804 MyRegLoadKey: Mutex released.
> | Returning 87. USERENV(bc.a4) 12:46:47:804 IssueDefaultProfile:
> | MyRegLoadKey failed with error 87
> | "net helpmsg 87" says "Falscher Parameter." (on my
> | german windows) which translates to "illegal parameter"
> | in english.
> | the problem was clearly introduced in 3.0.20. i just
> | reverted to 3.0.16a, and it disappeared.
> Assuming you mean 3.0.14a here.
> | an interesting datapoint is that the failure is specific to win2k
> | clients. i tried using an xp client, and it does pull a default profile
> | correctly even from 3.0.20. it seems some backwards-compatibility cruft
> | was omitted...
> | this is a somewhat urgent issue to me, and i would appreciate a quick
> | ACK from some knowledgeable people or (if it's my fault) a hint as to
> | what mistakes i'm making. i have not yet entered this into the bug
> | tracker, as i would like some sort of comment first. maybe you can
> | suggest further relevant data that i should include?
> Excellent bug report. This sounds very similar to the
> mandatory profiles but I spent a day tracking down
> prior to the 3.0.20 release. I'm trying to remember the
> exact nature of it. Do you by chance 'store dos attributes = yes'
> set in smb.conf either globally for for the [netlogon] share?
> When you view the properties of the NTUSER.DAT file in the
> default user profile on the server, is the readonly attribute
A [netlogon] share is typically 'read only = yes', and in the 3.0.20
release, the default configuration ('acl check permissions = yes') sets
read only attributes on all files, including NTUSER.DAT. Hence 3.0.20b.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc. http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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