[Samba] NT clients syncronyzing in a Samba PDC Domain

Doug Campbell doug at bpta.net
Wed Nov 30 02:42:48 GMT 2005

> >> > >I understand that i'm not using roaming profile, 
> because the logon
> >> > >path is empty. The only difference in this domain is 
> that i'm using
> >> > >winbind to the remote domain users (that is a trusted 
> >> domain) be able to
> >> > >print in my domain.
> >> > >
> >> > >The message is something like: "syncronizing 
> \\server\username in
> >> > >SERVER". This happens just after logoff.
> >
> >Open Windows Explorer.
> >Click on your C: drive
> >Click Tools->Folder Options
> >Click the Offline Files tab
> >Uncheck Enable Offline Files and all the other boxes for that matter
> >
> >I think that should take care of the problem.
> >
> Cool. It really disabled it.
> My question, however, is can it could be get activated if a made a
> classical samba and Windows instalation.

I'm not sure I understand your question but I am pretty confident that this
behavior is on by default on Windows and that you can disable/enable the
offline file synchronization for all joined workstations to a domain through
policies.  I am not doing this myself so I may be wrong.

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