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Re: [Samba] How to filter files using roaming profiles

From: marcos gonzalez <marcos.gonzalez.cruz_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 24 2010 - 07:51:21 GMT
To: erik bergsma <ebergsma1@gmail.com>

Hi

If i make a crontab not affects when user will access to their profile
everyday?

Thanks

2010/8/23 erik bergsma <ebergsma1@gmail.com>

> prf*.tmp files are created by a lot of programs.... outlook, virtualbox
> etc...
>
> by description (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328607) they see pretty
> important, but with my personal experience they are not so....
>
> i think the easiest way is to set up a crontab that deletes the prf*.tmp
> files over night
>
> 2010/8/22 marcos gonzalez <marcos.gonzalez.cruz@gmail.com>
>
> Hi David
>>
>> Really this problem only pass with files created by thunderbird. This
>> program creates a .tmp files during syncronization with imap accounts and
>> generates most biggest files. I can't filter this folder and Im not
>> interested to make this user by user, y prefer to make this for all samba
>> users.
>>
>> Do you know any good link explaining how to create policie filters in XP?
>>
>> And finally the tmp folder is not sync.
>>
>> Thanks :-)
>>
>> 2010/8/22 David Gonzalez <info@dghvoip.com>
>>
>> > Hola Marcos,
>> >
>> > I don't know how gurus here will do it, but I'd suggest you go ahead and
>> > create some policy or use the built it windows feature to avoid/permit
>> sync
>> > of certain files
>> >
>> > You copuld also tweak registry keys, or do as I did with my users, I
>> > created a "Default User" using redegit and loading the NTDUSER.DAT hive
>> and
>> > deciding which directories should the system keep in sync.
>> >
>> > One other problem I see there is that if your clients are XP/2K/7 that
>> > nasty %USERPROFILE%\AppData\local\TEMP directory is sneaking up on your
>> sync
>> > proccess, and it tends to grow quite large, so one other suggestion is
>> to go
>> > ahead and change TEMP and TMP enviroment variables, be it from My
>> Computer >
>> > Properties > Advanced > Enviroment Variables
>> > and take that directory to some other place like D:\ or C:\, depends on
>> > yopur setup.
>> >
>> > That's my ywo cents on this, so hope this helps.
>> >
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>> >
>> >
>> > On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 12:37 PM, marcos gonzalez <
>> > marcos.gonzalez.cruz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hello list
>> >>
>> >> I'm a system administrator implementing a samba server for mi work. One
>> of
>> >> the most important things is how to use roaming profiles, and I'm
>> viewing
>> >> that in the synchronisation there are more bad type archives that
>> produces
>> >> and excessive use of disc memory. It's possible to filter that .tmp
>> files
>> >> not synchronise?
>> >>
>> >> these are my rules inside smb.conf:
>> >>
>> >> logon path = \\%N\profiles\%U
>> >> logon drive =
>> >> logon home =
>> >> logon script =
>> >>
>> >> Thanks && Best Regards
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