[Samba] Roaming Profiles only for Admin?

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Tue Aug 19 10:20:28 GMT 2008

my gues is the profiles folder has wrong rights

try chmod 777 on the profiles map ( NOT the users map ) 
and my tip, no roaming profiles on the Administrator.



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>Van: samba-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.samba.org 
>[mailto:samba-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.samba.org] Namens 
>Albrecht Dreß
>Verzonden: dinsdag 19 augustus 2008 11:22
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: [Samba] Roaming Profiles only for Admin?
>Hi all,
>I am currently fighting with roaming user profiles which shall be  
>stored on an Ubuntu 8.04 Xeon (64 bit) box.  I'm running the stock  
>Ubuntu packages (version 3.0.28a-1ubuntu4.4).  The Ubuntu box runs as  
>PDC with a LDAP backend.
>Adding a Win 2000 SP4 workstation to the domain works 
>flawlessly.  If I  
>log on on the workstation with a root-like account (UNIX user id 0,  
>UNIX group id 0), the profile gets stored upon logoff.  
>However, when I  
>log on as a "normal" user on the workstation, the profile is *not*  
>My smb.conf (hope I got the relevant parts):
>preferred master = yes
>local master = yes
>domain master = yes
>domain logons = yes
>security = user
>guest ok = no
>encrypt passwords = yes
>null passwords = no
>obey pam restrictions = no
>logon path = \\%L\profiles\%U
>logon drive = U:
>path = /home/samba/profiles
>writeable = yes
>store dos attributes = yes
>browseable = no
>create mask = 0600
>directory mask = 0700
>guest ok = no
>profile acls = yes
>I *think* the permissions for the profiles folder are fine - 
>1777, with  
>user root and group set to the primary domain group.  The folder  
>created for the admin account has uid and gid 0, with permissions 0700.
>I also tried to create a profile folder /home/samba/profiles/the_user  
>manually, with permissions 700, but it's not being filled with data.
>In the system protocol, I see a message like (my vague 
>translation from  
>"The registry file could not be removed. Your settings were not  
>replicated, when you have a profile stored on the server. Ask the  
>administrator. Detail - access denied, build no. 2195" ("Die  
>Registrierungsdatei konnte nicht entfernt werden. Ihre Einstellungen  
>werden nicht repliziert, falls Sie ein servergspeichertes 
>Profil haben.  
>Wenden Sie sich an den Administrator.  DETAIL - Zugriff verweigert ,  
>Buildnummer ((2195))").
>Any idea what goes wrong, and how I could fix this problem?
>Thanks in advance,
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