[Samba] Roaming Profile not found - replacement PDC

Gordon Pritchard gordonp at sfu.ca
Sat May 24 16:01:39 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-05-24 at 07:59, Chris McKeever wrote:

> I think there are a couple solutions to this..I went through it myself..
> samba side: you can set the /etc/samba/smb.conf
> login path = 
> login home = 
> or, on the XP side use gpedit.msc and change
> ENABLE 'use local profiles only'

	I think this would make my WinXP box use Local Profiles, right?  I
definitely do not want that!!!  I want roaming profiles only, so that
any user could sit at any WinXP box, and continue with their

> I dont remeber the exact key path, but I made a post of it monday of last
> week when I went through this as well.  dejanews microsoft.public for
> 'disable romaing profiles xp'


	I am continuing to look at my difficulty, but social obligations this
weekend limit my efforts...

	I am guilty of forgetting to mention that my goal is to enable roamng
profiles, as I had before I replaced my old PDC.  At least, the
user-data is all there, it's a matter of gaining access.

> > 	I have joined a machine to the domain, and I log on.  
> > Then, I get a
> > message to the effect that the user's roaming profile couldn't be
> > [loaded or found?], and a local profile will be used instead
> > 
> > Background
> > ==========
> > 
> > 	I took my previous PDC, and simply copied over all the 
> > user files and
> > directories to the replacement PDC of the same name.

	Thanks for your reply, Chris.


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