[Samba] group policies, domain policies and workstation policies without Active Directory??

kyle kyle at navegalia.com
Sat Dec 6 22:19:04 GMT 2003

On Sat, 06 Dec 2003 15:47:32 -0600
Andrew Gaffney wrote:

> Michael_Ruzek at log.at wrote:
> > I have the following situation: a network with 30 Windows NT Server on
> > different sites, 800 clients with Windows XP; I want to migrate to Samba
> > instead of Windows 2003 Server, but I have the effort to manage group
> > policies, domain policies and workstation policies on the XP Clients;

> Do you really want to apply the XP registry hack to 800 clients? Although,
> it may no longer be necessary if you're using 3.0. Does anyone know?

what hack are you talking about? (I'm really interested in doing this since
I've posted several questions on this same list before).

My approach was like this :

- Samba 3 server
- Windows XP client machines
- Roaming profiles stored on the server
- The client machines execute a script on logon that tries to load a
specially customized .reg file, but fails doing it because the user that
logs won't have priviledges enough to modify the registry (entries con
"hkey_current_user - HKU" or similar)

this didn't work... any ideas? :-)

Window$ Macht Frei!

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