[Samba] Move from roaming to local profiles

Donny Brooks dbrooks at mdah.state.ms.us
Wed Jan 9 15:23:21 MST 2013

On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 04:13 PM CST, Norberto Bensa <nbensa+samba at gmail.com> wrote: 
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 6:57 PM, Donny Brooks <dbrooks at mdah.state.ms.us> wrote:
> >
> > Ok, I tested this on a couple of our windows 7 machines. I did as you said and changed the profile to a local one, removed it from the existing domain, added it to the new domain, and logged in as the user again. It gave me a new profile. Looking in C:\Users I see the username folder and username.NEWDOMAIN. It is creating a new profile for the same user on the new domain. Is there a way to do this? I have searched but only see directions for doing local profiles to roaming. Figures I would be going against the grain here.
> Add the machine to the new domain. Change permisions on the username
> folder. Also, you'll need to load the user's registry and change
> permissions. I really can't remember if you also need to change
> something else in the user's registry. I'll ask our technicians
> tomorrow and I'll let you know.
> BTW, the same username in two domains is a different user (different
> SID). That's why you see username.NEWDOMAIN.
> Regards,
> Norberto
Thanks for that. I tried changing the permissions on the folder but totally forgot about the registry. Also I tried the program "reprofiler" as it is supposed to automate alot of this but I couldn't get it just right either. 

Donny B. 

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