[Samba] Re: Windows 2000 don't fetch user.DOMAIN profile
dkrnic at lycos.com
Tue Aug 5 10:18:43 GMT 2003
| I've successfully added a machine to my DOMAIN but
| the users still continue to use his local profile.
| this profile is in folder
| c:\document and Settings\blahblah\username
| but I want he to get those in
| c:\document and Settings\blahblah\username.DOMAIN.
| How is it possible ?
c:\Documents and Settings\blahblah-username.DOMAIN
Well, if there is a local user "blahblah-username" and
he logs in as "localPC\blablah-username" he continues
using his old local profile.
If there isn't such a local user and you have set up
the [profiles] share properly, then his profile will
still be without the ".DOMAIN" suffix, but there's no
worry about it. You can't force Windows to use the
domain suffix. If a user name is unique in
C:\Documents and Settings it will be used without
suffix. But if you for example change the domain name
to "DOMAIN2" then upon a fresh login the users profile
c:\Documents and Settings\blahblah-username.DOMAIN2
to differentiate it from the original
blahblah-username, unless you first remove that profile
before he logs in again in which case it will again be
c:\Documents and Settings\blahblah-username
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