[Samba] Samba 3.0 PDC + XP + roaming profile = big,
strange mistery of sorts
Louis van Belle
louis at van-belle.nl
Tue Oct 11 06:48:18 GMT 2005
This seems familuar to me..
>Now, here comes the real problem:
>- The user can now log on, except that all of Windows' settings were
>gone, and back to the default.
>- The profile *was* downloaded to the local machine, and all the files
>were present, but it acted as if the registry somehow wasn't present.
>- Even after redoing some configuration, on logging off, even though
>some files in the roaming profile were updated in the server
>included), logging in again produced the same problem.
>- Deleted all local copies of the profile. Same thing. I
>to a known-good copy of the profile between tests.
>- Checked permissions on the local copy of the profile.
>OK, the domain user had the full control over his local
>- Out of spite, said machine was reformatted. Problem repeated itself
>and remained. Note: said machine has no different
>configuration from any
>other; the user also has a regular roaming profile like anyone else.
Do you have the setting POFILES ACL = YES .. set it to NO.
I had the same problem as above and this resolved it for me.
can you post you config of the [profiles]
>I'm now out of a total loss of ideas. jerry @ freenode (Jeremy
>even helped out a bit, but I couldn't get anywhere, even after trying
>lots of things.
>Now, something tells me that this has something to do with domain SIDs
>or the like (of which I have little knowledge, I know what
>they are, but
>I'm not savvy enough to go around investigating them). I even deleted
>secrets.tdb so that Samba would recreate it, which wasn't a
>as I came to learn, but will most likely come to no harm (I hope).
>I'd like to know two things, and I'll take any suggestions
>that I can get.
>a) The cause, so that I know why this happens, and I can avoid
>b) The solution, obviously. I've been delaying other work because of
>this and my brain now feels like jelly because of bashing my head
>against the table :(
>Hopeful for some insight on this,
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