[Samba] Logging-in takes 1 hour when changing computers
L.P.H. van Belle
belle at bazuin.nl
Wed Jul 18 14:25:44 UTC 2018
Roaming profiles DO work great yes, if you setup correct.
Using it since WinXp and it works fine. ( win 3.x did not have roaming profiles ) ;-)
I suggest reading:
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens
> Gaiseric Vandal via samba
> Verzonden: woensdag 18 juli 2018 16:06
> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Logging-in takes 1 hour when changing computers
> I ran into a similar issue years ago with Samba 3.0.x in a classic
> domain with roaming profiles enabled. You could try disabling an
> profile shares in smb.conf. You should also unset any
> profile setting
> for the affected users (this had been with pdbedit but maybe
> with an AD domain.) I also believe there are group
> policy settings
> you can set to disable roaming profile support on the windows clients.
> Roaming profiles seemed great in theory. In practice
> Outlook, IE , and
> other browsers create large cache files that have to sync. it also
> seemed to be that when someone logged in or out, the computer
> tried to
> sync ALL user profiles.
> On 07/18/18 09:43, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > 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.
> > Rowland
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