[Samba] roaming profiles, not roaming
jmendez at vips4kids.org
Mon Nov 21 23:21:17 GMT 2005
the profiles get saved ack to the samba machine no problem, its just when
the user moves to a different machine that the correct profiles does not
the profiles are owned by username.group.
On Mon, November 21, 2005 5:27 pm, Craig White said:
> On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 13:48 -0500, Jack Mendez wrote:
>> using samba v3 windows xp sp2 clients.
>> i have profiles working to some extent, that is when i create a new user
>> on the server, when that user logs in, the profile gets downloaded from
>> the server from the /etc/netlogon/default user directory.
>> any customizations that the user makes work just fine and get saved to
>> profiles share under profiles/username
>> when the user tries to go to a different machine the settings and such
>> not get downloaded from the server.
>> it is only when the user logs into the first system do the changes come
>> back are visible.
>> any ideas?
>> here are the sections for profiles from the smb.conf
>> logon path = \\%L\profiles\%U
>> logon drive = G:
>> logon home = \\%L\%U
>> path = /profiles/
>> dos file mode = Yes
>> read only = No
>> writable = yes
>> create mode = 0600
>> directory mode = 0700
>> browseable = yes
>> profile acls = yes
> hopefully, 'ls -ld' /profiles should have group set to something like
> whatever groupmaps to "Domain Users" and that group also has 'w' write
> privileges so that the user profile can be updated on server.
> # grep profiles /etc/samba/smb.conf
> path = /home/samba/profiles
> # ls -ld /home/samba/profiles/
> drwxrwxr-x 2 root dom_users 4096 Nov 11 14:47 /home/samba/profiles/
> [root at srv1 postfix]# net groupmap list |grep "Domain Users"
> Domain Users (S-1-5-21-XXXXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXXXX-XXXXXXXXXX-513) ->
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