[Samba] Creating mandatory profiles (not making profiles mandatory)

"M. Müller" malte.mueller at ewetel.net
Wed Feb 2 20:13:24 GMT 2005

John H Terpstra schrieb:

>On Wednesday 02 February 2005 08:58, "M. Müller" wrote:
>>Thanks a lot Ilia!
>>We have 200 PC and nearly all have a reborn-card or such, which prevents
>>any lokal changes, so local copies of profiles do not exist. Users log
>>in very often to different Computers and need to have a defined
>>environment i.e. an available profile. I already use a "default
>>user"-profile and redirected folders (thanks John, the book helped a
>>lot). Nevertheless I feel that I cannot rely on the profiles' integrety
>>once a user had a chance to modify it. Making a registry copy is a good
>>tip, i will use that, at least for some users. But rather than backing
>>up I would very much appreciate to set up a defined profile for each
>>user. I think it would make life a lot easier for me (and the users).
>The last time I tried to create a "Default User" profile that was set as a 
>mandatory profile the Windows client could not handle this on login. You can 
>of course use a normal "Default User" profile that has folder redirection, 
>set the client to delete cached profiles on logout, and NOT have a profile 
>share. This means that every user will get a fresh profile on login every 
>- John T.
Yes indeed that should have the same effect. As far as I can see I can 
test it with a smaller user group whom I give a "profilePath=" in their 
ldap-entry(?). So that would not be too dangerous.

Thanks a lot,
Malte Mueller

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