Samba + Profiles

Kevin O'Connor kevin at
Fri Nov 2 18:24:00 GMT 2001

On 2 Nov 2001 at 11:06, James McGuire wrote:

> I'm using a Win98 box to connect to a samba server, is there an alternative to:
> logon path = \\box\Profiles\%U
> which would allow me to set my roaming profiles into another directory other than 
home (if I was using NT)?
> I understand I could use
> logon home = xxxxx
> to set the profile directory, however my logon.bat netlogon script wouldn't be able to 
map /home to the users individual home directories, and I would need a seperate 
user.bat file for each user, which is annoying.
> James
Please clarify are you trying  to implement roming profiles with the users default profile 
on a network share? Have you or are you going to use group policies. If the anwser is 
yes look at poledit on the windows cd. Install groupol.dll onto the windows9x 
workstation, open the local registary with poledit and tell it where to obtain the policy 
file do not accept the defaults  enter some thing like   
Oh the fun I've had with this.
This is only one of several ways, let me know if you need more info on this approach 
-- Kevin O'Connor 
Ziptek Technologies Ltd.

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