[Samba] Windows cannot create profile directory
craigwhite at azapple.com
Thu Nov 2 03:07:57 GMT 2006
Generally the 'group' for the 'profile' directory should be set to a
group that all users belong to and if the group has write permissions to
this directory, all is good.
On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 16:49 -0800, timothy johnson wrote:
> 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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