samba3x PDC and Win XP (and now Win 7 Client ... off topic)
On 08/02/2012 09:07 AM, Paul R. Ganci wrote:
> On 08/01/2012 09:13 AM, Andreas Rogge wrote:
>> Am 01.08.2012 09:39, schrieb Paul R. Ganci:
>>> anybody have a clue as to why %u is not evaluating to the linux username
>>> snichols and is getting treated simply as the string %u?
>> You have to use %U instead of %u - this is not a security issue as
>> having the wrong UNC path should (and probably will) be caught using ACLs.
> Well last night I implemented this change and indeed this fixed the Win
> XP problem. The domain users on the client Win XP box can indeed find
> their roaming profiles and properly sync them at logon/logoff time.
> However when I went to add a domain user to the first Win 7 Professional
> box added to the domain, that user only gets a local profile (i.e. a
> C:Usersusername instead of C:Usersusername.domainame) despite the
> fact the domain user has a roaming profile. I am sure this is a Win 7
> client setup issue.
> The best I have been able to do is copy a local profile from the Win 7
> box for the domain user back to the Samba PDC. I then delete the domain
> user's local profile and could get the Win 7 client to read the profile
> from the Samba PDC on the domain user's next logon. Basically I can get
> the Win 7 client to create a new local profile from the profile found on
> the Samba PDC but on logoff the Win 7 client will not sync that profile
> with the Samba PDC and on subsequent logons only uses the local stored
> profile on the Win 7 box. It is like the Win 7 client policy is to use
> local profiles only and it uses the Samba PDC profile only as a default
> if the local profile doesn't exist. There is no subsequent profile
> synchronization at logon/logoff after the Win 7 local profile gets created.
> Any suggestions to registry/policy settings to get roaming profiles to
> act as roaming profiles on a Win 7 Professional SP 1 box? I thought I
> ask here first as I am already on this list. Admittedly this might
> better belong on a Samba forum but I am guessing somebody out there has
> already run into this issue. Everything on the web says this should work
> but alas...
Are you adding all of the required registry entries on the Win7 machines
to have them join the domain?
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