[Samba] PDC + BDC + Roaming Profiles
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 08:01:37 MDT 2011
On 07/14/2011 03:53 AM, J. Echter wrote:
> i have a LDAP Master / Slave setup, but my roaming profiles are lying
> on the PDC.
> Whats the best method to keep the profiles in sync? Or should i use
> another FileServer for the profiles?
> what do i have to check in smb.conf for having profiles on a different
> machine? do i also need to move the netlogon dir?
Caveat- I don't currently use roaming profiles. I believe however
that a user will only have one network directory for his or her roaming
profile. Roaming profiles will sync between the user's current PC and
the server, but not server-to-server.
According to man pdbedit you can set the profile for each user.
Profile Path: \\BERSERKER\profile
Man page for smb.conf shows
logon path = \\PROFILESERVER\PROFILE\%U
I am guessing that the "per user" settings overrides the server default
if you did not want all the roaming profiles on a single server. You
may not want profiles on your PDC if you want to minimize network
traffic or disk usage.
Each DC must have a netlogon directory. The member servers do not.
You do need to make sure the login scripts are the same on each DC.
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