[Samba] Windows 2000 clients copying half a profile?

Dan Gapinski DanGapinski at qsi-r2.com
Wed Apr 30 03:57:59 GMT 2003

I can do that. After I posted, I thought it might possibly be registry
permissions (I haven't set any, but I don't see how any of the profile files
didn't make it over).

Thanks for your help.

----- Original Message -----
From: "John H Terpstra" <jht at samba.org>
To: "Dan Gapinski" <DanGapinski at qsi-r2.com>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2003 10:53 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows 2000 clients copying half a profile?

> On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, Dan Gapinski wrote:
> > Thank you again.
> >
> > I am having a little weirdness with my Windows 2000 machines logging on
> > I have been migrating my small network (a workgroup) over to a Samba PDC
> > model. In the process of figuring Samba out, I realized I had made a
> > in my account creation, where I didn't do proper group creation and
> > membership. So instead of modifying the accounts, I thought it might be
> > better to wipe them out and create new ones. Mistake! All the machines
> > thought I was using a whole new account and wanted to make new local
> > profiles, and it was an endless pit of misery to have to recreate each
> > domain profile, and then copy the local profile info over again.
> >
> > I found that my Windows 2000 clients don't import whole profile - the
> > profile copy doesn't bring over the Active Desktop, wallpaper, and the
> > graphics file associations (which I'd rather not recreate again)? Is
that a
> > permission issue? It seemed to work ok on my Windows NT machine. Given
> > I recreated the accounts, will that matter, or am I just now noticing a
> > problem that has been there all along?
> You will need to work your way through the HOWTO on policies and profiles.
> Also read the smb.conf man page on the profile ACLs parameter.
> If you get stuck, email me your full smb.conf (off line) and I will try to
> help you.
> - John T.
> --
> John H Terpstra
> Email: jht at samba.org

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