[Samba] Roaming Profile problems

SABINE ZARABIAN sabine.zarabian at uni-bielefeld.de
Tue Feb 1 07:39:40 GMT 2005

Richmond Dyes wrote:

>> Hi,
>> we are using samba 3.0.10-17 with openlddap 2.2.6-37.22 as backend.
>> We use roaming profiles, but because of problems with  different  
>> operating systems and the profile size, we want to use locale profiles.
>> I tried to change logon path in smb.conf in an emty string, but no 
>> changes, if I delete this entry in smb.conf, samba use a default 
>> value and this is on the server.
>> So I tried to change sambaProfilePath in ldap, I tried an emty 
>> string, I tried to delete this entry but no changes. I still have 
>> roaming profiles.
>> Is there anyone having a good idea to solve me problem ?
>> Sabine
> Sabine I would first make a local user on the machine instead of the 
> server. I would then go to my computer and properties and copy my 
> roaming profile that is on the server to the profile of the local 
> person you just made. See if that works.
Hi Richmond,
thanks for your answer. It is no problem creating local users, or 
configure local profiles on every computer. But the probleme we have is, 
that we have nearly 300 computer and about 400 users, this is to much to 
make changes on every machine. So I need a server based solution.


Sabine Zarabian

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