[Samba] A good read

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Mon Feb 4 20:13:14 GMT 2008

I forgot to mention, you may need to change your user from local to 
roaming in the user profiles, settings box also.

Robert Pollard wrote:
>> 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 profiles?
> Thank!
> ----- 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-----
>> From: samba-bounces+brakerm19=gmail.com at lists.samba.org
>> [mailto:samba-bounces+brakerm19=gmail.com at lists.samba.org] On Behalf 
>> Of Adam
>> Williams
>> 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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