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Samba HowTo Guide
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Samba Configuration for Profile Handling

This section documents how to configure Samba for MS Windows client profile support.

NT4/200x User Profiles

For example, to support Windows NT4/200x clients, set the following in the [global] section of the smb.conf file:

logon path = \\profileserver\profileshare\profilepath\%U\moreprofilepath

This is typically implemented like:

logon path = \\%L\Profiles\%U

where “%L” translates to the name of the Samba server and “%U” translates to the username.

The default for this option is \\%N\%U\profile, namely, \\sambaserver\username\profile. The \\%N\%U service is created automatically by the [homes] service. If you are using a Samba server for the profiles, you must make the share that is specified in the logon path browseable. Please refer to the man page for smb.conf regarding the different semantics of “%L” and “%N”, as well as “%U” and “%u”.

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