[Samba] Roaming Profile problems

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Wed Feb 2 06:54:04 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 09:00 +0100, SABINE ZARABIAN wrote:
> Paul Gienger wrote:
> >
> >> 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
> >
> >
> > Make sure you also don't have a profile share if you're using 
> > something like \server\profiles\%U, which is the default.  Setting a 
> > blank string should also work here.  Remember that your clients will 
> > probably remember what the profile path was for an account, so be sure 
> > to try with a fresh user.  Check the output of
> > pdbedit -v <username>
> > to be sure the server won't be giving out a (valid) default path.
> >
> >> 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.
> >
> >
> > This one won't work.  An empty string in ldap, as far as I've found, 
> > is a deleted attribute, so it will default to the server setting.
> >
> Hello Paul,
> thanks for your answer.
> I don't have a profile share in my smb.conf. If  I delete the logon path 
> entry in smb.conf and sambaProfilePath in ldap, pdbedit -v still show me 
> a ProfilePath like \\server\login\profile. Is is no problem, changing 
> the roaming profile to local profile manually on every workstation, but 
> as I wrote, we have nearly 300 workstations and this is too much to 
> change it locally.
> Any other idea ?
in global section

logon path =

no empty string, nothing but an end of line


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