[Samba] Profiles

Malte Starostik malte.starostik at t-online.de
Wed Oct 2 19:56:00 GMT 2002

On Wednesday 02 October 2002 15:48, Mikael Olsson wrote:
> mark boylan wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > I'm new to the list and I hope I'm not boring anyone with old news.  I
> > did grep through the archives and I came up dry.  I have two problems
> > that I'm trying to solve.
> >
> > The first problem is that some of my users have "My Documents" folders
> > that are measured in tonnage.  How can I make Windows not save this
> > directory?  I believe that the fault is with windows because whenever I
> > change anything to prevent it from saving, windows barks a warning.  I
> > don't want these files on my server, and my laptop users are crying
> > because it takes so long to shut down.
You can probably do this with system policies, I never tried it though.

> > The second problem is thumbs.db & desktop.ini. I believe these are
> > produced by windows explorer and are usually hidden/system files or
> > something.  Well, when they're copied back to the workstation from the
> > profile it seems that they lose their magical properties.  I'd like to
> > get these to work properly.  Everyone keeps complaining about "desktop"
> > icons averywhere and the art director always has to select thumbnail
> > view on every directory.
Check out the "map hidden" and "map system" options in smb.conf (5)


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