Win2k profile problem
andy at ic.ac.uk
Fri Nov 30 06:56:06 GMT 2001
On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Ahmad Yahya wrote:
> AFAIK, 2.0.7 does not support domain logon from w2k.
> Probably you need to upgrade/migrate to 2.2.2.
OK, I'll go and upgrade this. The logons and password authentication are
actually handled by real Windows 2000 servers central to the campus, but
user's directories and profiles are stored on a local Unix server in this
> From: "andy thomas" <andy at ic.ac.uk>
> > We had about 100 PCs running Windows NT 4 with both the user home
> > directories and the roaming profiles stored on a DEC Alpha server running
> > samba 2.0.7. This all worked fine for a couple of years but we have just
> > moved on to Win2k and we are having problems with profiles.
> > Whenever anyone logs in, a message appears saying Windows is unable to
> > read the user's profile and that a temporary profile will be used instead,
> > and that changes will not be saved when the user logs out. The profiles
> > section of my smb.conf looks like this:
> > [user_profile]
> > comment = user profiles directory
> > path = /maths/user_profiles
> > browseable = yes
> > writeable = yes
> > create mode = 0700
> > directory mode = 0700
> > username = %U
> > valid users = %U
> > nt acl support = no
> > I added in this last line after reading here of problems with Win2k SP2
> > roaming profiles (our PCs all have SP2 installed). It has not made any
> > difference to the profile problem.
> > Is there a fix for this problem or is it a known issue with samba and
> > Win2k that is still be worked on?
> > Andy
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