[Samba] win2000 service pack 4 - samba 2.2.2

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Jun 28 00:39:47 GMT 2003

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, ajcody at digitalhandshakes.com wrote:

> Hello,
>  At 5pm today, we had an individual notify me that their 'profile' no longer was
> accessible from the samba server (solaris 8 , smb 2.2.2). The person just had
> their laptop reimaged and the new M$ service-pack 4 was installed on it.
> They can access their 'home directory' just not the profile one. Error is
> concerning the user not having access, versus rights. I installed the service
> pack on my w2k machine and chmod 777 my profile directory as well...same error.
> Defaults to the local profile instead.
>  Note, the samba server reflects "samba_server_hostname\username" when looking
> at the permessions from windows. We also found out that the migrate win2kAD
> accounts needed their profile directories on a windows machines to be changed as
> well...they use to be, "nt4_domainname\username". Had to change take control of
> the directory, therefore making the perms "win2k_ad\username". This then worked.
> Sorry if I didn't explain this well.
>  I'm not at work now, I can forward more details after dinner if needed.
> Thanks for any help or confirmation that SP4 is a problem,

You need to update to samba-2.2.8a or later.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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