[Samba] Changes to Folder Redirection

Bob Wooden bob at donelsontrophy.com
Mon Feb 3 22:37:57 UTC 2020

Yes, I have seen that script and captured it in my library.

So, I am looking at this "different GPO way" and wondering if that might 
resolve my strange GPO issue.

Maybe Louis will chime in tomorrow morning when he gets up?

Have a good night.


Bob Wooden

On 2/3/2020 4:06 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 03/02/2020 21:53, Bob Wooden via samba wrote:
>> So, what is the difference between "Using Group Policy Folder 
>> Redirection" and "Using a Group Policy Preference"? Is it an 
>> either/or and _NOT both_ scenario?
>> Clearly the ". . . Policy Preference" is editing the registry 
>> settings of each workstation with a GPO. Something the " . . . Policy 
>> Folder Redirection" does not do.
>> Is not "Using a Group Policy Preference" a newer method than the other?
> Sorry, but I don't know, I do not use GPO's ;-)
> You need Louis for this, what I do know is, Windows cannot create 
> anything on a Linux computer, there just isn't the code to do this. 
> This is what 'root preexec' does, it runs a script to create the users 
> home directories.
> Rowland

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