[Samba] Roaming profiles shared between WinXP and Win7

German Molano gmolano at ignios.net
Fri Aug 6 14:08:56 MDT 2010

John Doe wrote:
> From: German Molano <gmolano at ignios.net>
>> Hi there I am setting up a PDC with Centos 5 + Samba 3.5.4 + Openldap with  
>> Roaming profiles using kixstart tools to mount shared folder and modifing some  
>> registry entries on windows workstations,
>> The Roaming profiles works fine  between Win2000 and WinXP. but when I tried to 
>> join a Win7 or Vista workstations  i get mixed errors. Sometimes the profiles 
>> loads sometimes not, or loads badly  misconfigured icons, etc.
> I think you need a [Profiles.V2] section...
Ok I also follow that path but sometimes the profiles get created in 
profiles share. with  adding a ".V2 " to the user profile folder, but it 
doesn't solve the main issue to have the Desktop and My Documents stable 
whatever the platform you log in.
> I also think that, starting with Vista, profiles directories/files are 
> different, so I do not think a symlink is a good idea...
> JD

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