[Samba] roaming profiles in Samba 2.2 vs 3

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Oct 27 21:26:50 GMT 2003

On Mon, 27 Oct 2003 brian at krusic.com wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm getting a bit further but now I get the message;
> Windows did not load your profile because a server copy
> already exsists that does not have the correct security.
> Either the current user of Administrators group must be the
> owner of the folder.

You will need to log onto the Windows client as Administrator for the
local machine and delete the existing profile.

Hint: Right click on "My computer", select properties, find the tab that
leads to the profile manager.

John T.

> This happens if the profile folder exsists or not.  The Unix
> perms are chowned to the user logging in and I've tried;
> chown profile
> chmod -R 700
> chmod -R 777
> I've also mapped the NT group to the Unix group via the "net
> groupmap add" facility.
> I did compile with --with-automount and --with-acl-support.
> I'm not sure if Samba 2.2.7 with Redhat had these features.
> Bri-

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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