[Samba] Re: little bit OT: Profile for new domain user

Jamrock news_jamrock at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 3 11:27:10 GMT 2004

"Uwe Bering" <edv at lwv-friedberg.de> wrote in message
news:40BEF76A.19692.A36A19 at localhost...
> Hi there,
> SuSE 8.2 Prof.+Samba 3.0.3 / WinXP Prof clients:
> I made a script to create new users (creates homedir, sets
> permissions, creates personalized logon-batch, creates smbpasswd and
> something more).
> When the new user logs in for the first time from the client-machine
> (domain-logon, only domain-users, no local users), he gets default
> profile with the xp-style menus and so on.
> I tried to copy a profile from the local machine to
> '/home/netlogon/default user', but it doesn't work.
> Can I provide a default profile with predifined settings for any new
> domain user?
> How do I create it?
> Where to place?
> Anything to do to activate?

The Samba How To has a good section on roaming profiles.  See the
sub-section entitled "Default Profile for Windows Users"

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