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

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 17:21:41 UTC 2015

On 03/07/15 17:45, Gary Dale wrote:
> 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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