[Samba] Re: Sambas as PDC, remote and mobile users question
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Wed Oct 18 01:39:27 GMT 2006
"daniel parkes" <liquidsmail at gmail.com> wrote in message
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> I have removed, my win2000 servers, and now i am using samba as the pdc.
> I have a problem with users and their profile, i am using a configuration
> where the profiles are allways local(on the laptop) not on the server.
> And the prob is, when a user takes his laptop home, and the company
> is not accesible, he cant logon to the domain, so he cant use his domain
> profile, he has to logon to logon to the local computer with his local
> profile, which is outofdate(emails,docs,etc) because the profile he uses
> the time is the domain one.
> I didnt have this problem working with win2000 and AD, because it would
> permit 5 logons, even if the domain wasnt accesible, so they could work
> their domain profile at home.
> Any idea if you can tune this in Samba?
> Any idea of a workaround, or how do you handel this situation?
> thnx a lot for your HELP!!
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What happens when he tries to logon to the domain when he is not attached to
the network? Remove the network cable from the laptop and let us know what
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