[Samba] restoring roaming profiles
garydale at torfree.net
Tue Dec 22 23:51:53 UTC 2015
On 22/12/15 12:25 AM, Gary Dale wrote:
> I'm running Version 4.1.17-Debian as a DC on a Debian/Jessie AMD64
> After rebuilding a domain with slightly different settings, roaming
> profiles stopped working.
> contains a suggestion (see Troubleshooting roaming profiles) that gets
> them working again - deleting the user subkey from
> Unfortunately this requires logging onto each client machine, removing
> the subkey, logging in as the user to recreate the subkey then logging
> out again. Next I have to log back in as a different (administrative)
> so I can change the location of the user's local profile back to what
> it was (e.g. if it used to be C:\users\<username>\domainname, the new
> profile is created at C:\users\<username>\domainname.000) then
> deleting the new profile location.
> Not only do I have to do this for every machine but I also have to do
> it for every account that has a profile on that machine. This is
> tedious and time consuming. Does anyone have a faster way to do this?
Another problem: I've got one old XP64 box that the fix doesn't work on.
If I delete the subkey, I can't log on using that account.
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