[Samba] Roaming Profiles not updating.

Kevin Anderson list-server at myrealbox.com
Mon Sep 15 17:45:12 GMT 2003

I'm finding our employees' roaming profiles are not being updated.  They were initially created correctly, they copy down onto a new machine, but updates are not put back onto the server.  I've also noticed that smbstatus does not show any open dat files, such as ntuser.dat.  I would have assumed that these files would have been held open while the client was connected.

Employees can sign in, sign out, there are no errors on the Win2K box or the smbd or user samba logs, but changes are lost.  All employees are running Win2K Desktops, Samba 2.2.8a as a PDC running on Gentoo.

Any advice would be appreciated.


#======================= Global Settings =====================================
workgroup = SCGC
netbios name = LINUX1
server string = Samba Server running %v as PDC
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
max log size = 500
security = user
encrypt passwords = yes
smb passwd file = /etc/samba/private/smbpasswd
unix password sync = Yes
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
passwd chat = *New*UNIX*password* %n\n *Retype*new*UNIX*password* %n\n
winbind uid = 10000-20000
winbind gid = 10000-20000
template homedir = /home/%U
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
remote announce = 
os level = 75
domain master = yes 
preferred master = yes
domain logons = yes
logon script = %U.bat
logon drive = U:
logon path = \\LINUX1\Profiles\%U
add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g machines -c 'Desktop PC' -s /bin/false -M %u
domain admin group = root @wheel kanderson iporter dpope ccozias mrobinson mhayes jmcghee dolson dkeay cbarotta cbarrotta ironleaf amustafa
name resolve order = wins lmhosts host bcast
wins support = yes
dns proxy = no 

#============================ Share Definitions ==============================
comment = Home Directories
browseable = no
writable = yes
vfs object = /usr/lib/samba/vfs/recycle.so
vfs options = /etc/samba/homes.recycle.conf
comment = Network Logon Service
path = /home/netlogon
guest ok = yes
writable = no
path = /home/Profiles/
browseable = yes
guest ok = yes
writable = yes
comment = Software Installation Files
path = /home/Software
write list = root kanderson
create mask = 0770
force group = lg_scgc
vfs object = /usr/lib/samba/vfs/recycle.so
vfs options = /etc/samba/Software.recycle.conf
comment = Shared Directories for everyone
path = /home/Shared
create mask = 0770
writable = yes
force group = lg_scgc
vfs object = /usr/lib/samba/vfs/recycle.so
vfs options = /etc/samba/Shared.recycle.conf

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