[Samba] Roaming Profiles:Samba PDC:WinXP:User must be local admin

Tom Skeren tms3 at fskklaw.com
Tue Sep 28 18:38:52 GMT 2004

Craig White wrote:

>On Tue, 2004-09-28 at 09:40, Stefan Wegner wrote:
>>Tom Skeren schrieb:
>>I have EXACTLY the same problem with Samba 3.0.7 and W2K SP4:
>>Entering the Domain wit Admin-rights everything is fine (complete local 
>>settings, etc.)
>>As soon as i make this User a (local)User or Poweruser, i get a reduced 
>>profile from the server although i still have
>>profile acls = yes
>>in my "homes" section (where the profiles are stored)
>>Does this has to be under the section "profiles" ?
>>You are not alone and i'm very interested to get a solution as well, 
>>cause i don't want to have Admin rights all the time.
>>Anyone has got the trick ?
>The 'homes' share should be differentiated from the 'profiles' share if
>you desire to have expected behavior. 
Yep, I have a seperate share called [Profiles] in smb.conf. 

>Whether this is an absolute
>requirement or not, I have no idea but I do know that I don't have a
>problem with roaming profiles and haven't since 2.2.x and it still works
>on 3.0.x

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