[Samba] Roaming Profiles:Samba PDC:WinXP:User must be local admin
ilia at paramon.ru
Tue Sep 28 14:36:02 GMT 2004
maybe You guys need to read "man smb.conf" and search "profile acls"
> sith lord wrote:
>> I'm having a problem with Roaming profiles in Windows XP with Samba as PDC.
>> I've googled and trolled the mailing lists and read the Samba
>> User logs onto domain from WinXP client and profile is downloaded (you can
>> tell because it takes a long time and lights on hub are lit up). However,
>> unless that user is in the admin group locally, all/some of the profile
>> isn't loaded. eg, Desktop wallpaper, WinXP theme, start menu settings,
>> etc. are not loaded. No error is given. No cached or default profile is
>> loaded. If user is added to local admin group before-hand. everything is
>> O.K. If user is subsequently removed from admin group, problem happens
>> again at next login.
> I have EXACTLY the same problem!!!!
> TMS III
>> What I've tried:
>> Upgrade Samba from 2.2 to 3 (currently 3.0.7).
>> Set the "Check ownership of profile" option to "disabled" on WinXP client
>> local policy (grpedit.msc)
>> Check ownership and permissisions on the samba server (though these still
>> might not be set properly).
>> System configuration:
>> RH9 (all packages updated)
>> Samba 3.0.7 (from rpm) (problem happened with 2.2 as well)
>> I would post smb.conf, but I don't have it right now. I can post it later,
>> WinXP Pro SP2 (problem happened with pre sp1, & sp1a as well).
>> I'm not sure if this is an issue with on the samba/linux end or the win xp
>> client end. The same problem happens on both of my win xp clients. If it
>> is on the samba end, I'm wondering if it's related to ownership/permissions
>> not being quite right. It is as if being admin on the local box allows
>> you to override whatever the problem is.
>> Any help is appreciated. I'll post more info along with smb.conf if anyone
>> wants to see it.
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