[Samba] Home drives not as documented

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Thu Dec 2 14:14:00 GMT 2004

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John Ryan wrote:
| Hi,
| I'm using Samba 3.0.5 on a Fedora Linux box.
| I have in my smb.conf
| logon home = \\%L\%u\.profile
| logon path = \\%L\profiles$\%u
| logon drive = H:
| [profiles$]
| comment = Windows XP profile directory
| path = /home/profile
| [homes]
| comment = home dirs
| browseable = no
| writeable =yes
| I have a mixture of Win95 and WinXP clients
| The Win95 clients map the home drive correctly to the
| users home directory, and store their profile in
| ~/.profile, but the WinXP clients map H: to ~/.profile.
| I've tried various combinations of logon home and logon
| path, but whatever I set logon home to, is where H:
| gets mapped to by WinXP
| I could change it to \\%L\%u but then the Win95 macines
| dump their profile in the home directory. I want both XP
| and 95 boxes to have H: as their home dir.

I would recommend using something like

	include = ..../logon_%a.conf

to set the logon home on a per client arch basis.

cheers, jerry
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