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Windows 2000 server serving roaming profiles to Mac Panther users in mixed environment

Posted on 2004-03-24
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We have windows 2000 servers and the PC users access their roaming profiles from them. What we want to know is can the Panther workstations access theirs and if so how?
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by:jkr
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You can probaly set Panther to store their roaming profiles on a Macintosh enabled volume on your W2k server, but that's about it...
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by:tekenq
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But how would the Macs point to that profile?
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MacOSX is UN*X (actually BSD), so use the appropriate shell variable in the logon script, e.g.

declare -x HOME=<path to profile/home on the W2k server>
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by:jkr
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Hard to tell - the above should work though...
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by:tekenq
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resolved by updating to win 2003 Os 10.3.4 update on macs....


sorry for delay

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by:turn123
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tekenq,

How does updating the OS make the users able to access their roaming profiles?

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