[Samba] Profile trouble

Tjaco Mast t.mast at arch.leidenuniv.nl
Wed Jan 4 08:33:42 GMT 2006

Hi everyone,

I'm relatively new to Samba and struggling with the folowing:

The system is a W2003 domain with W2K clients and Samba 3.0.14a-3sa on 
Debian (Debian package)

I've made two shares:

    comment = Home directory
    read only = No
    valid users = %S
    create mask = 0755
    directory mask = 0775
    browseable = No

    path = /mnt/sdb1/data/profiles/
    browseable = No
    writeable = yes
    create mask = 0777
    directory mask = 0777

/mnt/sdb1/data/profiles/ is set with all permissions for user 'user' and 
group 'domusers'.

domusers is mapped
#net groupmap list|grep "Domain Users"
Domain Users (S-1-5-21-2334634195-46418153-2501264360-513) -> -1
Domain Users (S-1-5-21-1657160631-611637488-1835888628-3005) -> domusers
Domain Users (S-1-5-21-1657160631-611637488-1835888628-513) -> -1

In the domain the the account is set to map the homedir to \\linux\user
and \\linux\profiles\user

As my W2K client logs on it complains about not being able to retrieve 
the roaming profile stored on the server. It does get it's homeshare 
While logging on it does create a directory 'user' in profiles but it 
does not fill it.

After logging on the \\linux\profiles\user share is mappable and writeable.

I'm quite sure I'm missing some basic configuration but I can't figure 
it out.

Many thanks in advance.

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