[Samba] roaming user profiles do not transfer all settings

Leandro Tracchia ltracchia at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 16:44:21 GMT 2008

ok... i think i figured it out. the 'All Users' settings are also being
applied when i log in with the domain account. can i just delete the 'All
Users' profile?

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 10:56 AM, Adam Williams <awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us>

>  it NTUSER.DAT is newer on those computers, or is set to be a local profile
> under the user settings, it will load it from the computer versus what is on
> the server.  delete the profiles on the computer (after backing them up to
> c:\temp) and then try again
> Leandro Tracchia wrote:
> i've also copied the profile through my computer properties. still i don't
> get the same profiles when logging in from different computers.
> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Adam Williams <awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us>
> wrote:
>> sounds like you didn't copy the user's NTUSER.DAT.  how did you copy the
>> profile?  drag and drop from c:\documents and settings\username to
>> \\server\profiles\username or did you go to my computer properties,
>> advanced, users, and change their profile to roaming and copy their profile
>> with the copy button there to \\servers\profiles\username?
>> Leandro Tracchia wrote:
>>> this may sound like a basic question but i'm not entirely sure how
>>> roaming profiles work so i'm not sure if i have it working properly. i
>>> created a local user account on a client machine and then joined that
>>> machine to the domain. i then logged in as domain administrator and
>>> copied the user profile from the local machine to the server. if i
>>> login with this user account (now the domain account) from another
>>> machine, i can see the files that are supposed to be there but
>>> everything else like the wallpaper, shortcuts, and windows styles are
>>> not correct.... is roaming profiles supposed to work like this??? or
>>> are you supposed to have the EXACT user settings no matter what
>>> machine you log onto???

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