[Samba] Profile Location Best Practice
mikeegg1 at mac.com
Tue Oct 16 20:07:38 GMT 2007
On Tue, 16 Oct 2007, Eric J. Feldhusen might have said:
> Mike Eggleston wrote:
> >> Well... I created a new directory structure:
> >> home directory = \server\home\username (unchanged)
> >> profile directory = \server\home\profiles\username (new)
> >> I've already switched one user over who was having a weird problem with
> >> a printer not appearing on the receptionist computer (she covers for the
> >> receptionist when she goes to lunch, etc). That problem is now resolved,
> >> while nothing else I tried worked.
> >> So, I'm hopeful that this will indeed fix these other mysterious
> >> problems. After some reading on this, I'm embarrassed that I never
> >> encountered this 'best practice' knowledge before...
> >> Many thanks to Eric for the whack upside the head...
> > How do you switch only a single user at a time?
> > Mike
> If you're using the tdbsam or ldap backends for accounts, you can
> specify profile locations on a per-user basis.
I have the LDAP backend and that was the only way I had found was to
modify the sambaProfilePath value. I wanted to make sure there is not
another way to make this change.
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