[Samba] Re: Creating mandatory profiles (not making profiles
John H Terpstra
jht at samba.org
Thu Feb 3 15:47:22 GMT 2005
On Thursday 03 February 2005 01:04, Ilia Chipitsine wrote:
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> > |> 5) make sure you are using the same version of Windows on all
> > |> computers. w2k <--> xp can also break many things in profile
> > Use %a in your path names to fix this. %a will be replaced with the
> > architecture of your system, i.e. Win2K,WinXP,WinNT etc. etc.
> hmm, people usually expect to see the same profile even under different
> OSes. it will be pain in the ass especially if You have hundreds users.
It may be a PITA but we have to face up to the facts, MS Windows profiles are
NOT compatible across OS versions. A Windows NT4 profile is not compatible
with 2KP or XPP - while it is possibile to "upgrade" you can forget backwards
compatibility. Windows 9x/Me v's NT4/2KP/XPP are completely different and can
not be shared.
What precisely do you mean by "expect to see the same profile"? How have you
achieved this in the past? Your comments have peaked my curiosity. Maybe I am
missing something that is important.
- John T.
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