[Samba] Migrating roaming profiles to samba

Robert Schetterer robert at schetterer.org
Tue May 3 21:13:21 GMT 2005

Carlos Rodrigues schrieb:
> Hi!
> I have an Windows 2003 with Active Directory providing authentication to
> the network, and a SUSE box providing file services (currently hosting
> the users' homes).
> Now I want to migrate the roaming profiles from the Windows 2003 box to
> the SUSE box, but it is proving difficult.
> I copied a profile folder for a test user to the SUSE box and changed
> its permissions to give ownership back to the user, but after changing
> the users' profile path in AD, Windows clients say they can't use the
> profile (the share is accessible to the user though).
> My samba configuration isn't using winbind, its using kerberos + local
> ldap authentication.
> Can this be a permissions problem? Do I need to run winbind to be able
> to do this? I thought roaming profiles were little more that normal
> shares...
> Carlos Rodrigues
i think you have to use robocopy cause only this will let the
acl stay, as far i remember there is something written about it in the
samba profiles faqs

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Robert Schetterer

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