[Samba] How to test roaming profiles

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Sat Jul 18 09:19:08 MDT 2009


I'm working on a server that was upgraded a few weeks ago (Linux 
Mandriva was reinstalled with a more up-to-date Samba version which is 

Now, roaming profiles no longer work. I even wonder what would be the 
proper to way to test them. Workstations are running Windows XP.

I followed the procedure for Win2000/XP located here:

and the profile conversion for userx took place; however, looking on the 
workstation, it says that userx's profile is roaming but its status is 
local. Adding a file on the Desktop, and after logout, the file is not 
synched to the server.


Marc Delisle

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