[Samba] A good read
brakerm19 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 22:39:40 GMT 2008
Microsoft has a 'moveuser.exe' utility to move profiles from one user to
I believe the Syntax to move from local user 'rpollard' to domain 'rpollard'
Command Line Syntax:
moveuser <user1> <user2> [/y] [/c:computer] [/k]
moveuser.exe changes the security of a profile from one user to another.
This allows the account domain to change, and/or the user name to change.
user1 Specifies a user who has a local profile.
user2 Specifies the user who will own user1's profile. This
account must exist.
/y Allow overwrite of existing profile.
/c Specifies the computer to make the changes to.
/k Specifies if user1 is a local user, then the user account
should be kept.
Specify domain users in DOMAIN\USER format. Specify only USER for
From: Robert Pollard [mailto:rpollard at drs4drs.com]
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2008 12:29 PM
To: Mark Braker; 'Adam Williams'
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] A good read
>From what I remember of using a system under this type of profile in my
previous job, there were 2 home directories created when logging in locally
versus logging in with the domain login.
For example, I had rpollard as a local user on the computer I used and I had
rpollard with a domain login and a profile.
Correct me if I'm wrong but when I create these profiles on the domain
server and the user logs in, they will lose all of their personal setting
because it creates a new home directory?
If this is true, how do I make the transition seamless to using domain based
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Braker" <brakerm19 at gmail.com>
To: "'Adam Williams'" <awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us>; "'Robert Pollard'"
<rpollard at drs4drs.com>
Cc: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 03, 2008 8:21 PM
Subject: RE: [Samba] A good read
> Another good reason is for server backup of users settings(profile)
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 8:31 PM
> To: Robert Pollard
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] A good read
> thats correct. so whatever work station they are at, they'll have their
> my documents, email, etc. we do this because we have a rotating
> schedule of people covering telephones in different areas, so while they
> are on phone duty, they can still do their work and answer email.
> Robert Pollard wrote:
>>> From what I understand of roaming profiles is the only purpose to allow
>> users to log into any computer not just their own? I assume this
>> capability will download all of their profile settings no matter where
>> they login?
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