[Samba] XP + SP1 + roaming profiles, working at our site

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Sep 18 21:55:01 GMT 2002

"Bradley W. Langhorst" wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-09-16 at 02:48, Marc Berenschot wrote:
> >
> > >Can someone help a beleagured (windows ignorant) unix nerd who is
> > >forced
> > >to support a couple of odd windows machines out? Where do I find this
> > >on a windows 2000 professional machine? Alternatively, if this just
> > >twiddles some reg key, can someone tell me what to do via regedit to
> > >acheive the same thing?
> >
> >
> > You do not need this on windows 2000. To get roaming profiles working
> > there you need to add nt acl support = yes to the profile share.
> > This is only for Win XP with SP1, since Microsoft made some changes
> > there (asking for a SID when opening a profile).
> I think you may have this backwards...
> If I understand this correctly there are two possibilities
> Samba domain controller
>         nt acl support must be yes if you are using XPsp1.
>         nt acl support can be yes if you are using XPrelease
>         nt acl support can be yes if you are using win2kSP2
> No samba domain controller
If not using winbind:
>         nt acl support = no for win2ksp2 and XPrelease
>         for XPsp1 you must apply the group policy change to log on.
If using winbind:
	nt acl support can be yes for all known versions, no reason to turn it

Andrew Bartlett

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