[Samba] Disable roaming profiles per user

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Oct 11 02:36:53 GMT 2004

On Sunday 10 October 2004 08:17, Paul Gienger wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is a way to disable roaming profiles, for a
> particular user, from the server side?
> I thought of trying to blank the server profile string in their account
> attributes, but of course that says 'use the default' which will be to
> do whatever smb.conf says.  Will setting it to something nonsensical,
> like a space, make it think to not have one?

You will need to set the default to a specified blank. ie:
	logon path = 

Then specifically set a logon path for each user for whom you do want a 
roaming profile.

- John T.

> I'd rather do it per user since I've got about 4 people that need it set
> up this way and don't want to have to go set up the other 50 accounts to
> state profile path.  I'd also like to do it server side so that these
> people can use as many machines as they want and/or rebuild as often as
> they need and not have to remember to reset to 'local' each time.
> --
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