[Samba] Forcing Local Profiles with a Samba PDC

Patrick Gunerud slu at firerun.net
Wed Dec 11 16:14:01 GMT 2002

Just change the logon path option in your smb.conf to "logon path = ".   
When there is no path set this will make the windows clients store the 
profiles locally.

Patrick Gunerud

Randy Parker wrote:

>Forcing Local Profiles with a Samba PDC
>Is there any way for Samba to force all NT and Win2k 
>clients of a Samba 2.2.7 PDC to use LOCAL profiles 
>instead of ROAMING profiles?
>In my area each M$ box is attached to test equipment.
>The differences in test equipment between M$ boxes
>is significant. Roaming profiles are causing boxes
>to complain about hardware that exists only on another
>box. Forcing local profiles seems to be the logical
>fix for this problem, however I don't see a way to
>do this in smb.conf.
>Currently I have made the "profile" directory in each
>user's home directory (Samba's Z: drive) owned by root
>and chmod 500. This seems to work but causes an error
>on login about their "roaming profile is not available".
>Is there a way to force local profiles without causing
>this error on login? Thanks for any insight you might
>Randy Parker
>Dallas, Texas

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