[K12OSN] Active Directory - SMB/LDAP Switch

Mark Gumprecht gumprechtm at msln.net
Wed Jul 27 10:06:02 UTC 2005

Jason Ingalls wrote:

>Perhaps the most important lesson we learned was that the profile directory and
>home directory MUST be different! What we decided to do was use roaming
>profiles, but exclude the Desktop and My Documents directories from roaming to
>cut down on logon/logoff time (by merging a .reg file via logon script). We
>instead chose to use folder redirection (by merging a .reg file via logon
>script) for those two folders. We thought (wrongly) that since these folders
>would be exluded from roaming the redirected folders could live amongst the the
>other profile directories. What this resulted in was files that would randomly
>disappear from the Desktop and My Documents folders. Ultimately we stuck with
>using folder redirection, but we redirected them to the home directory and put
>the profiles in /home/profiles/username. This made me happier than putting the
>profiles in the default location because we have a large partition for /home.
Does anyone have a howto on redirect or a url?

Mark Gumprecht
Data Systems Specialist
Unity, ME
gumprechtm at msln.net

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