[Samba] samba 4 and roaming profiles

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Tue Aug 13 12:32:19 MDT 2013

Jerry Carter provided this example long ago when Vista first started the 
v2 profile.  It might still be viable in Samba4.



On 08/13/2013 9:09 AM, L.P.H. van Belle wrote:
> Hai,
> Profiles of XP and Win7(8) are different and should NOT be in the same folder.
> This is why you have a V2 profile folder and this is NOT the "username" folder.
> You can redirect desktop / documents / userhome to the same point.
> but not the profile folder.
>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: info at antonellofacchetti.it
>> [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens antonello
>> Verzonden: dinsdag 13 augustus 2013 14:33
>> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Onderwerp: [Samba] samba 4 and roaming profiles
>> I've just setup a samba4 system (zentyal) to act as authentication and
>> file server in a mixed lan (windows and linux clients).
>> The problem is that my linux pcs and windows winxp clients point to a
>> "username" folder on the server, while the windows7 clients point to a
>> "username.V2" folder.
>> This is an issue due to the different types of roaming profiles in
>> different windows versions (xp & 7).
>> So I need a workaround to make the windows7 cliients point to
>> "username"
>> folders.
>> TIA
>> Antonello
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