[Samba] different logon path for different users - local profiles for a few users only - how?

Josh Kelley josh at jbc.edu
Wed Sep 28 15:45:33 GMT 2005

Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

> Josh Kelley schrieb:
>> You should be able to set the profile path for individual users using
>> pdbedit, or directly by setting the sambaProfilePath attribute in the
>> LDAP backend.
> Yes, I noticed.
> The problem is, I want to disable roaming profiles for one user only.
> We have like 50 users which have to use roaming profiles, and one
> "public" guest user.
> As this public "guest user" is used on many workstations, it is
> undesirable to have roaming profiles for it.
> If I do it your way (editing sambaProfilePath), I'd have to set a
> profile path for those 50 users, which would be time consuming, and
> would break our setup (we use many servers; in profile path you can
> specify only one server).

Ah, I see.

Would it work to let the guest user have a roaming profile but make it
mandatory / read-only?  I asked on the list a while ago how to do that
and got some instructions at
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=samba&m=110924661902199&w=2, although I
never got around to trying them out.

Josh Kelley

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