[Samba] how to debug roaming profiles

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Mon Jan 29 12:44:22 GMT 2007

John H Terpstra a écrit :
> On Saturday 27 January 2007 17:08, Marc Delisle wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I had to install a new Samba server (3.0.23b). Home dir and account were
>> copied. I join a machine to the domain, but the stored profiles do not
>> work.  How can I debug that (in which log files)?
>> I checked the usual suspect: permissions; they seem ok to me.
>> Thanks,
>> Marc Delisle
> Marc,
> Have you followed the examples in the book "Samba3 By Example"?
> Working your way through non-working roaming profiles can be daunting.
> The user's SID is stored inside the NTUSER.DAT file and if this does not match 
> the one that is one your new system it simply will not work. In this case the 
> book "Samba3 HOWTO and Reference Guide" provides information on how you can 
> change the user SID inside the NTUSER.DAT file using the "profiles" tool.
> The two books can be obtained from:
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-ByExample.pdf
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-HOWTO.pdf
> There are a lot of things that can explain your problem. Often the best way to 
> get over the hump is to follow a documented working example, then explore 
> your non-working system step by step.
> Cheers,
> John T.

Thanks John.


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