Bug 224 - WindowsXP clients troubles with %a parameter in smb.conf
WindowsXP clients troubles with %a parameter in smb.conf
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: Samba 2.2
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Config Files
2.2.8a
All Linux
: P2 normal
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Assigned To: Gerald (Jerry) Carter
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Reported: 2003-07-15 04:35 UTC by Pavel V.Zheltobryukhov
Modified: 2005-11-14 09:27 UTC (History)
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Description Pavel V.Zheltobryukhov 2003-07-15 04:35:45 UTC
I have a Samba2.2.8a on Linux RedHat7.3 as PDC with some Windows9x, Windows2000Pro and WindowsXP 
Pro
clients with roaming profiles and OS-dependent logon scripts. So, I wrote in
smb.conf

  [global]
  ...
  logon path = \\%N\%U\profiles\%a
  logon home = \\%L\%U\profiles\%a
  ...

  [netlogon]
  path = /home/netlogon/%a

  Logon scripts is working properly, but I found that XP clients save
  profiles in \\SERVER\USERNAME\profiles\Win2K not in
  \\SERVER\USERNAME\profiles\WinXP. For Win2K and Win9x clients all works well.

  After such "merging" profiles,
  Win2K user profile is garbaged. You declared that Samba 2.2.8a is
  able to distinguish WinXP and Win2K on the client side (and it
  works for logon script, as I wrote above). How I can solve problem with profiles?
Comment 1 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2003-07-15 09:23:07 UTC
already fixed in SAMBA_2_2 cvs tree
Comment 2 Gerald (Jerry) Carter 2005-11-14 09:27:53 UTC
database cleanup