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

Ilia Chipitsine ilia at paramon.ru
Thu Feb 3 14:51:49 GMT 2005

> On Wed, 02 Feb 2005 16:58:37 +0100 "Ilia Chipitsine " <ilia at paramon.ru> wrote:
>>  8) xp behave weird on roaming profiles.
>>  even if You reqiure "delete cached copies of roaming profiles on
>>  exit", xp leaves copy and !!! if You delete network copy of roaming
>>  profile (in order to create profile from "Default User"), xp picks up
>>  local cached copy. so, in such case You need to remove both network
>>  and local cached copy of profile. no idea how to make xp delete it on
>>  exit.
> XP delete roaming profiles on exit as well (or as badly) as W2k.
> You need to install the "User Profile Hive Cleanup Service".

I've been successuflly finghting with roaming profiles for years, but I 
haven't heard about this "service".

Thank You!

it is even worth to add it Samba-Official-Howto :-)
I'll recheck it, maybe it's already there.

> Expert from the README file:
> UPHClean v1.5e readme.txt Updated March 4, 2004 by Robin Caron
> All feedback appreciated to uphclean at microsoft.com
> UPHClean is a service that once and for all gets rid of problems with user profile not unloading.
> ................
> You can download it from:
> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1b286e6d-8912-4e18-b570-42470e2f3582&displaylang=en
> We are using it with roaming profiles, mixed folders redirection imposed by an adequate NTCONFIG.POL
> ( we leave desktop in the profile and redirect  almost everything else).
> W2k and XP profiles coexist rather well, NT don't.
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