[Samba] [OT] DeleteRoamingCache=1 doesn't work

Jean-Jacques Moulis jj at isy.liu.se
Tue Mar 14 17:02:14 GMT 2006

On Tue, 14 Mar 2006 16:41:44 +0000 Toni Casueps <casueps at hotmail.com> wrote:

TC> I have a Samba server which I set so that Windows clients have roaming 
TC> profiles. It works but when the user logs off, his personal folder in 
TC> C:\Documents and Settings remains there, although i created the key 
TC> DeleteRoamingCache (as a DWORD) in
TC> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon
TC> and set it to 1.
TC> It seems a problem with the Windows client, but I'm not sure so I posted it 
TC> here in case it's a problem with the Samba server.
TC> Has this happened to any of you?

Install the "User Profile Hive Cleanup Service".

Excerpt from the README file:
UPHClean v1.5e readme.txt Updated March 4, 2004 by Robin Caron 
All feedback appreciated to uphclean at microsoft.com 
UPHClean is a service that once and for all gets rid of problems with user profile not unloading. 
You can download it from:

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