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Old 07-13-2005, 08:27 PM   #1
Red Squirrel
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samba PDC and roaming profiles

By default samba enables roaming profiles, but I noticed they're a PIA since half the time it can't sync for whatever reason and I get a bunch of errors when logging on or off. Not that often, but often enough for it to be an annoyance.

And there's only two machines so no use, really.

So how can I disable roaming profiles from samba? So if I add a new machine or log in with a new user, it will simply create a new local profile, and not bother even trying to sync with the server.

Thanks in advance.
Old 07-13-2005, 09:09 PM   #2
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I think I fixed it.

I had to add

logon path =

since by default it's set to a remote path, and I guess windows automaticly treats that as a roaming profile, rather then writing/reading directly on the UNC path. I was thinking of making it so profiles are stored on a share, but I guess that would not work since windows would want to move it temporary and make it roaming.


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