[Samba] Re: netlogon initially fails after moving samba server to new machine.

Gémes Géza geza at kzsdabas.sulinet.hu
Tue Sep 12 19:14:34 GMT 2006

David Mathog írta:
> Well this is even more interesting.  Parts of the profile are
> not being saved back to the server, at least for existing
> users.  For instance, 
> 1. login
> 2. change the start menu to "classic view"
> 3. rearrange the desktop
> 4. logout
> 5. login again
>    start menu is back as it was and it isn't classic view any more.
> Very strange.  Wipe the test profile on the server and the copy
> on the client.  Login (creates a new one), ok, now changes are
> being saved.
> What is going on here???
> Thanks,
> David Mathog
> mathog at caltech.edu
> Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
The most probably cause of this is, that you have different domain SIDs
on the old and the new machine. Try to find it out with net getlocalsid
and compare the results. If they are different you need to reset the new
servers version to the olds with net setlocalsid SID.

Good Luck!


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