[Samba] migrating user profiles to new domain

Charles Marcus CMarcus at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Feb 21 23:03:44 GMT 2008

On 2/21/2008, JJB (onephatcat at earthlink.net) wrote:
> Ok, we finally have our Linux PDC up and running. I'm trying to find 
> a good guide to copying windows XP user profiles & registry settings 
> to the newly created domain user profile. Also any utilities that 
> could accomplish this. We are using local profiles. What we tried was 
> using the "copy to" button to copy the user profile to the new domain 
> profile. This seems to work for some users and not others. Manually 
> copying does not get the ntuser.dat and other locked files. For some 
> users (me, for instance) the copy to button is greyed out.

I have seen problems where the 'Copy To' button is greyed, and rebooting 
the CLIENT (not the PDC) always fixes it for me...


Best regards,


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