[Samba] Samba4 roaming profiles & ownership of profile.V2 folders

Gary Dale garydale at torfree.net
Fri Jul 3 16:45:07 UTC 2015

On 03/07/15 02:44 AM, Gary Dale wrote:
> I've got roaming profiles for one account on a Debian/Jessie AD DC 
> server but I can't get them to work for the other accounts. The 
> differences are that the one account is also a Linux account in the AD 
> DC and is in the Domain Admins group. The other accounts were created 
> with ADUC on a Windows 7 machine logged in as the Domain Admins user 
> just mentioned. They are Domain Users but not Admins and have no 
> corresponding Linux account.
> I got that one account to work by taking ownership of its profile 
> directory. However Windows 7 currently only offers me two choices for 
> accounts that can take ownership of a profile directory (Domain Admins 
> and that one account are both listed. Other accounts are not in the 
> creator/owner tab).
> I've given Domain User full control of the profile folders but that 
> doesn't seem to be good enough to get the profiles to be loaded and 
> saved (the Linux permissions are 777).
> And yes, Ive set profile for each user using the Windows MMC plugin.
> Any ideas on what I'm missing?

Further to above, I added one of the user accounts to the Domain Admins 
but still couldn't get a roaming profile to work for it.

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