[Samba] Is winbindd required for Windows 7 clients

Arnold O Andrews arnold.o.andrews at seagate.com
Mon Mar 22 07:51:06 MDT 2010


I thought I saw something that resembled the issue you are having
previously.  Apparently, Vista and Windows 7 require an additional profiles
share called "[profiles.V2]".  Please refer to the following link for more



Arnold Andrews

---------- Forwarded message ----------

> From: John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>
> To: r.s1 at gmx.at
> Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2010 10:29:06 -0400
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Is winbindd required for Windows 7 clients
> On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 7:56 AM,  <r.s1 at gmx.at> wrote:
> > I'm having problems to et windows 7 clients running in my samba 3.4.2
> PDC. They always load temporary profiles. WinXP clients are working
> perfectly. Is winbindd with an LDAP backend required for windows 7 clients?
> I didn't configure it because it was not necessary for winXP.
> >
> Did you create the profiles.v2 share?
> John

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