[Samba] Changes to Folder Redirection
bob at donelsontrophy.com
Tue Feb 4 12:10:14 UTC 2020
Your answer, for the most part, "fits" what I will call my standard
practice with regard to how I have my GPO and 'folder redirection' setup.
I'll be ignoring that "different GPO way" I questioned.
Thanks, your always "spot on" with your suggestions.
(Sent from home location.)
On 2/4/20 2:06 AM, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> Hai Bob,
> Always.. Pretty buzzy at the office atm, so thats why i have not much around, but i had a look.
> If everything is setup correctly.
> Using Group Policy Folder Redirection, is also the one i use and you should use.
> Are you using it like this.
> If i look at this. ( on the wiki )
> On the Settings tab:
> Unselect Grant the user exclusive rights.
> Unselect Move the contents of Documents to the new location.
> Select Also apply redirection to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems.
> Select Leave the folder in the new location when policy is removed.
> Its not wrong, but i of all the opposite but thats what you preffer/need or can work with.
> /home/users, shared as users ( as shown above ).
> My resulting settings of getfacl.
> getfacl users/
> # file: users/
> # owner: root
> # group: root
> And a resulting user homedir.
> # file: users/username/
> # owner: username
> # group: root
> The folder is autocreated but i have only one problem here,
> An in correct right on the homedir itself.
> Which i fix manually, because without it the folderredirection isnt working.
> For me this has todo with how i use NFSv4 (kerberized) user homedirs.
> But since i know what it is i dont mind.
> For me this is the cause, its a combination of
> Grant the user exclusive rights, which i have it enabled.
> NFS and using backend AD.
> When a folder is created from withing RSAT tools, it is nicely created but,
> It results in "root" being owner of the user homedir and then the folder redirect isnt working.
> You can try it/test if this is the same thing for you.
> Create a user through RSAT tools set the homedirs and profile folders using:
> This format.
> As Administrator, open the explorer, goto the user folder and properties, Advanced, Owner.
> Here change the Owner to the username, its now most probely root.
> Replace Owner on all sub object needs to be ticked..
> Now login again and see of you redirect works.
> .. Ps.
> The "different GPO way" .. No, dont do that, use as it should be used.
> Use the GPO's.
> If it still isnt working.
> I need the exact eventid and description.
> So far,
>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens Bob
>> Wooden via samba
>> Verzonden: maandag 3 februari 2020 23:38
>> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] Changes to Folder Redirection
>> 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.
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