[Samba] Samba PDC and big files

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu Jun 24 06:49:56 MDT 2010

On 06/24/2010 07:04 AM, Pedro Rafael Alves Simoes wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to setup a PDC with Samba, but I have the known problem of the
> roaming profiles: big files. I think it's difficult to guarantee that a
> inexperienced user will copy is downloaded files, documents, or whatever,
> to a H:\ share instead of is handy desktop. Other problem is the files of
> Outlook or Thunderbird that can get big. The goal is to avoid email
> configuration each time the user changes to another workstation, so I can't
> configure the email client to store the files locally on the workstation.
> Could someone give me some lights in how I can circumvent this problem?
> Thanks.

You need folder redirection.  Read chapter 5 of my book
"Samba3-ByExample" http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-ByExample.pdf

- John T.

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