[Samba] Linux users and Samba 4

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Wed Nov 30 09:49:52 MST 2011

On 30/11/11 17:40, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-11-30 at 17:37 +0100, steve wrote:
>> On 30/11/11 16:40, Matthieu Patou wrote:
>>> Matthieu,
>>> On 30/11/2011 08:09, steve wrote:
>>>> Yep. I realise the 'alphaness' of Samba 4 but I think I am not alone
>>>> with my issue. I think I should be easy to fix now before it goes beta.
>>> Certainly true, why not trying to start working on solution on your own,
>>> by doing the first move you have much more insurance that someone else
>>> will help you to make it good for master tree.
>> Well, I'm no developer and only have an old laptop running from a usb
>> memory stick for testing but I've made a start by adding a home
>> directory attribute to Samba 4 user database using phpldapadmin. But now
>> I'm stuck since I don't know where or how the roaming profiles are
>> stored. In Samba 3 there were stored in the /home of the user.
> The statement "In Samba 3 there were stored in the /home of the user" is
> false.  They are stored where they are configured to be stored;  we do
> not store profiles in home directories [and generall i think that is a
> bad idea].  Samba4 provisions a shared volume for storing a user's
> roaming profile.

Yes. I am wrong. But if the Linux user does not have access to the 
roaming profile, then how can he edit any of the files stored e.g. on 
his windows desktop?

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