[Samba] Windows Folder Redirection & Samba 3.6

Jelle de Jong jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Mon Jul 7 09:30:12 MDT 2014

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On 06/07/14 05:29, Nick Couchman wrote:
>> Have you found a reliable working solution for your folder 
>> redirection with Samba 3.6.6 PDC for Windows 7 clients.
>> I'm also searching for a solution for APPDATA and roaming
>> folders like itunes getting stored in the profile causing heavy
>> loads during start-up and shutdown of the clients.
>> Has anyone a step-by-step how-to to implement this?
> First, I was never using Samba as a PDC, only trying to store
> redirected files/folders from the Windows profile on it.  I can't
> say I found a truly reliable way to do this - I was able to get it
> to work, but I had to use robocopy to copy files/folders from the
> Windows profile initially, then I could do the redirection once
> things were synced over.  This seemed to work, but we have yet to
> put anything like it into production.

Thank you for your reply Nick,

Does anyone have a good production ready configuration for Samba
3.6.6. PDC with Windows 7 clients for APPDATA roaming folders
redirection to a share.

Or is the solution to migrate to an Samba 4 PDC?

Kind regards,

Jelle de Jong

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