[Samba] Logging-in takes 1 hour when changing computers

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 18 13:43:54 UTC 2018

On Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:26:08 +0100
Piers Kittel via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've got a simple active directory server set-up with 5 computers and 
> about 5 users which works reasonably well, but recently, when an user 
> changes to a different computer, it takes about a hour for the user
> to log in.  However, future log-ins on the same computer is pretty
> much instant, but the exact same problems occurs when the user
> changes computers - even to one they've used previously!
> I get the feeling the whole profile is being downloaded from the
> server as the client computer's hard drive is thrashing for the whole
> hour, but it shouldn't be taking about a hour, but a couple minutes
> at most?
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
> With kind regards - Piers

Go on, spoil us by actually giving us some information, such as what
distro is the DC running on ?, what is in smb.conf, what are your
clients running etc etc.


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