[Samba] roaming profiles now broken...

Dan Fenwick dfenwick at unr.edu
Wed Jan 15 17:16:02 GMT 2003

Thank you forthe hint, biut all of the rights look ok on the machines I've
checked.  I have also found that the problem persists for a user no matter
which machine they try to log onto.


> sometimes we have a problem with w2k/xp machines with the same message:
> the reason is broken userrights at the *workstation* (sometimes they
> loose *all* rights for a view directories).
> look for that...
> Dan Fenwick schrieb:
> > Samba Version 2.2.7a-1 running on Redhat 7.3, kernel version 2.4.18-3
> > Recently upgraded from Redhat 6.2 and Samba 2.2.6.
> >
> > Up until a couple of weeks ago roaming profiles for WindowsXP machines
> > working fine.  Now, they only work for me. All other users get a warning
> > message saying the roaming  profile can't be found or they don't have
> > correct rights.  All of the profiles are stored in the users home
> > and the user has full rights to the profile directory and everything in
> > The home directory is also mapped to the default Z:.
> >
> > In addition, new users can't log on at all, although the account shows
> > the smbpasswd file, they have a home directory and they appear properly
> > the passwd and shadow files.

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