[Samba] Roaming profiles don't work properly on newly joined Windows clients
rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 3 19:20:08 UTC 2019
On 03/10/2019 19:27, Piers Kittel via samba wrote:
> Hi all,
> We're a small charity and we've got a working and stable Debian 9 AD
> system using one Samba server (version 4.9.5-Debian) and 4 x Windows
> 10 Pro clients. The server has two shared folders - "Profiles" for
> roaming profiles and "users" for user's home directories. We've just
> got delivery of two donated computers, and we got 2 new staff
> members. I wiped the new computers, reinstalled Windows 10 Pro to
> build 1903, and connected them both to the AD server, they both
> connected to the domain fine. I set up the account for the new staff
> member fine, and when I logged on to her new account, I immediately
> got the message that was something like "We couldn't set up the
> profile, so we've started a temporary profile which will be deleted on
> log-off". While logged on as the new user, I'm able to create folders
> in both shares - \\192.168.0.17\Profiles and \\192.168.0.17\users
> fine. I'm able to log on into my own existing profile, everything
> loaded fine, but when I logged off, I got something like "Unable to
> synchronize your profile to the server".
> I checked the computers we already are using and they work fine with
> the new and existing users and they have already upgraded themselves
> to build 1903 - it's only the new, recently joined computers that are
> unable to write profiles of existing and new users to the server.
> Everything else works fine - I'm able to manage the server using the
> RSAT, logon & logoff fine, everything - just can't write profile to
> the server.
> I've followed the instructions on the Samba wiki with a fine toothcomb
> and can't find what I've missed - I'm sure it's something simple - I'm
> really hoping someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong?
> Advice greatly appreciated in advance!
> With kind regards - Piers
Can we start by seeing your smb.conf from the Samba machine that holds
the profiles share.
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