[Samba] Re: samba-PDC problem

Jamrock news_jamrock at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 27 13:25:49 GMT 2003

Your post says that you can access the profiles directory on the server.
Make sure you can write to it as well. The Linux file permissions need to be

The following document has some good info. on setting up roaming profiles.
Note that it deals with Samba 2.x but the info. may still be relevant to
Samba 3.x.


<oarojo at imgame.net> wrote in message
news:1588. at mail.imgame.net...
> I am trying to get roaming profiles working for my Win2K workstation and
> run a group login script at logon. My user account (traxx) can join and
> logon to the domain (DATA) but I get 2 error messages after
> authentication:
> 1 'Windows cannot create profile directory \\henry\dcarter\profile.pds.
> You will be loggeed on with a local profile only. Changes to the profile
> will not be propogated to the server. Contact your network administrator.'
> 2-'Windows cannot find the local profile & is logging you on with a
> temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you
> log off.'
> These are the relevant lines from my smb.conf:
> workgroup=DATA
> netbios name=DATASERVER
> logon script=%g.bat
> domain logons=yes
> [Profiles]
> path=/home/profiles
> create mask=0777
> read only=no
> browseable=no
> I can access \\henry\profiles from the run command okay I have also tried:
> path=/home/users/%u
> to store profiles in home directories e.g. mine would be /home/users/traxx
> but I get the same error messages.
> By the way my samba logs also says:
> [2003/07/27 14:56:31, 0] rpc_server/srv_netlog.c:api_net_sam_logon(206)
>   api_net_sam_logon: Failed to marshall NET_R_SAM_LOGON.
> [2003/07/27 14:56:31, 0] rpc_server/srv_pipe.c:api_rpcTNP(1200)
>   api_rpcTNP: api_netlog_rpc: NET_SAMLOGON failed.
> [2003/07/27 14:56:35, 0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(248)
>   traxx ( couldn't find service profiles
> Can anybody help?
> Thank you
> --
> To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
> instructions:  http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba

More information about the samba mailing list