[Samba] Persistant Z drive in XP

flinchlock fst6x7v02 at sneakemail.com
Thu Feb 26 12:36:35 GMT 2004

> Then my Win98 users won't have roaming profiles, correct? My
> O'Reilly
> book defines logon home as setting the directory for all Windows
> Platforms, and to achieve roaming for 95/98/Me add the
> /.win_profile. 
> Let me guess. I can't have my cake and eat it too..?
> There must be some crafty way around this. Can the smb.conf file
> determine platform and then branch?

YUP... http://us2.samba.org/samba/docs/using_samba/ch04.html

This is a link to...
"Using Samba, 2nd Edition
By Jay Ts, Robert Eckstein, and David Collier-Brown
2nd Edition, February 2003 
O'Reilly & Associates, ISBN: 0-596-00256-4"

Search for "Configuring Samba for Roaming Profiles".

This topic talks about how to setup PLATFORM directories, and then
have a soft link from machine name to the PLATFORM directory.  It
handles W95-XP!

GREAT reading! :-))))))



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