[Samba] samba 3.5.x, pdbedit smb.conf and profiles

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Mon Dec 6 08:23:20 MST 2010


2010/12/6 Gaiseric Vandal <gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com>:
> I would guess that the per-user settings should override the general
> smb.conf settings.

If you use "modern" passdb such as tdbsam or ldapsam, "logon path"
parameter works only to set the default value for 'profile path'.

> I had problems with roaming profiles-  I didn't want to use them but
> sometimes on client logins/logouts the XP client would try to load

Set the below line:

  logon path =

2010/12/6 Andy <ange3791 at area5101.com>:
>> How do you force the "profile path" in pdbedit to get its value from
>> "logon path" in smb.conf?
>> Is it possible to disable roaming profiles by user with pdbedit and leave
>> "logon path" set in smb.conf?

The only way is to use "old" passdb such as smbpasswd or ldapsam_compat.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com>

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