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

Toni Casueps casueps at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 24 18:26:08 GMT 2006

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

Thanks for your help. Finally the DeleteRoamingCache setting worked, but 
some of the profiles where over quota and that prevented Windows to upload 
them to the server, so it didn't delete them so that they weren't lost.

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