[Samba] Some PDC problem...

pflist pflist at pfinfo.net
Wed Apr 16 02:05:56 GMT 2003

Hi, i recently decided to try samba as a PDC for my little home network (5 
PCs). So far everything is working fine, there's only a little problem with 
my roaming profile. Here how i see what's going on:

When the user logon for the first time on the machine (and on the domain), it 
creates a local profile. When the user logoff, it copy that profile on the 
PDC... so far everything is ok. But i found that when the user log in again, 
it won't use the profile on the PDC but the local one (even if it is 
specified as a roaming profile under System Properties / Users Profiles). I 
tried deleting the local profile, but it creates a new one and still won't 
use the one on the PDC... 

I've googled and found some hint (like synching workstation time with the 
PDC) but nothing that could do the trick.

If anyone can give me some more hint... thx a lot.

The PDC is Samba 2.2.8a on Slackware 9.0
Workstations are Win2k Pro SP3

here's my smb.conf: 

   netbios name = PDC
   workgroup = PFINFO.NET
   server string = "PDC.PFINFO.NET"
   domain logons = yes
   os level = 64
   preferred master = yes
   encrypt passwords = yes
   hide unreadable = yes
   hide dot files= yes
   log level = 1
   log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
   security = user
   time server = yes
   wins support = yes
   logon drive = H:
   logon home = \\%L\%U
   logon path = \\%L\profile\%U
   logon script = logon.bat
   hosts allow = EXCEPT
   hosts deny = ALL
   interfaces =
   bind interfaces only = Yes
   browseable = no

   browseable = no
   read only = no
   create mode = 0600
   directory mode = 0700

   browseable = yes
   create mode = 0666
   directory mode = 0777
   guest ok = yes
   guest only = yes
   path = /home/public
   read only = no
   veto files = /*.com/*.exe/*.scr/*.dll/*.{*}/

   path = /home/netlogon

   create mode = 0600
   csc policy = disable
   directory mode = 0700
   path = /home/ntprofiles
   profile acls = yes
   read only = no

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