[Samba] Windows cannot create profile directory

timothy johnson mr2bigjohnson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 00:49:22 GMT 2006

Fixed it. I aint sure what I should set it to, but I set the profiles dir on
the linux machine to 777. I know my bad, but it works

On 11/1/06, Boniforti Flavio <boniforti.f at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2006/11/2, timothy johnson <mr2bigjohnson at gmail.com>:
> [cut]
> > I only get this when user a domain user. If I login as an Admin
> everything
> > goes fine.
> I'm somehow "glad" I'm not the only one facing that problem.
> I had this on my own Win2k SP4 laptop, and I couldn't figure out where
> the problem was.
> Therefore I set up 2 different test PCs: one with Win2k SP4 + updates
> and the other with WinXP SP2 + updates. Guess what? Both work
> correctly with LOCAL PROFILES (after having joined my Samba PDC).
> Therefore the trouble has to be my Win2k laptop. I just found out that
> I could be working around that "bug" by using the Policies on Win2k
> and FORCE it to use local profiles only. Take a look here:
> http://www.gatago.com/linux/samba/26610500.html
> That's what I did, but I don't know wheter to file a bug report to M$
> or not! :-)

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