[Samba] %L substitution error

Walter Mautner retlaw.rentuam at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 20:04:36 GMT 2009

Am Thursday 26 March 2009 13:55:43 schrieb Tamás Pisch:
> Hi,
> as I wrote some weeks ago, I walk through on the SaMBa Guide/Making happy
> users. I struggled some days with roaming profiles. The client didn't find
> the default profile on the server (but it applied NTConfig.POL from that
> share). Finally I found in the windows roaming profile debug log an error:
> it always referred to \\%L\profiles. When I changed the When I set logon
> home parameter in smb.conf, it didn't help, but, when i used:
> smbldap-usermod -F \\\\massive\\profiles\\bobj
> The client applied the roaming profile successfully. I could change the
> userProfile setting in smbldap.conf, but maybe it would be better to use
> the flexible %L substitution.
> How can I avoid this fixed setting?
> If you need detailed configuration info, please ask me to give it.
Oh well, every backslash has to be escaped ... so a \\\\%L\\profiles should 
work .... but better to use //%L/profiles instead.

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