delete roaming profiles under win2k and PGP. Not good.
jolt at nicholasofmyra.org
Tue Nov 6 11:57:01 GMT 2001
I had a similar problem. I ended up uninstalling PGP. However, from
what I could find PGP had installed a service on the 2K computer that
held a keys files locked. You could try installing it with the users
keys on a network drive. I haven't tried it though.
>After some long hours trying to figure out some nasty behavior related to
>win2k automatically deleting roaming cached profiles, I´d like to share the
>results with you guys for any future reference.
>CONFIG: Samba 2.2.2 stack release with ACL support
> linux kernel version 2.4.13-ac4 with ACL
> many win2ksp2 machines with NTFS
> PGP 7.0.3 installed on all win machines
>PROBLEM: Roaming profiles won´t be deleted after user logs out. When user
> logs back in a profile duplicates under folder $user.$domain.???
> where ? is an integer beetween 0 and 9.
>Ok, first, and following the guidelines in samba-2.2.2/docs/README-
>Win2kSP2, nt acl support = no must be put on smb.conf´s [profiles]
>configuration. Even if Samba acts as PDC it needs to be put in the file.
>That means that all files in our profiles must ignore acls, but unix user
>and group permissions wich are still maintained. :-(
>Second, and source of my last headaches, PGP will lock the folder
>$user\Application Data\PGP after $user logs out. This folder cannot be
>deleted by anybody (not even an Administrator) until reboot applied. Ugly!
>If PGP uninstalled roaming profiles work and can be deleted
>Now, my question for all PGP users here, has anybody been able to use the
>delete roaming profiles behavior with PGP installed in win2k machines?
>Regards, and many thanks to Noel and Todd for helping me.
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