General Samba usage
jatos.software at gmail.com
Sat Jul 1 21:39:00 BST 2006
btw, I forgot to mentino you change this by setting the profile to the
location of the server copy at logon. There also a few other Windows
registry keys you change to effect the syncing behaviour. If you want
to know more, just ask.
On 7/1/06, Jamie White <jatos.software at gmail.com> wrote
> As a rule the profile will be stored on the local machine and synced
> with the server on log on/off because of the way Windows works.
> On 7/1/06, Stephen Allen <freebsduk at rowyerboat.com> wrote:
> > Yet another Samba question...
> > Samba as a PDC supports roaming profiles. In my limited trial and
> > knowledge so far, this means the entire profile (Documents and
> > Settings\USER) will be stored on the server. I'm not sure how this will
> > work...
> > Will the profile be stored on the server, and will all writes to the
> > profile be written over the network to the server?
> > Will the profile be stored on the server, but synchronized transparently
> > with the local copy of the profile at login?
> > If so, will the local profile be synchronized with the server copy at
> > logout?
> > Will machines be able to login using a cached copy of the profile?
> > I am not yet at the stage where I can test these questions for myself
> > yet as I haven't gone that far, partly because I have these burning
> > questions!
> > Many thanks,
> > Steve :)
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