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Can't load roaming Profile

Posted on 2009-04-21
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a Vista Ultimate 32 bit system running on SBS2003 Domain. Due to corruption I needed to rebuild the Vista system from scratch. Now I can't get the Roaming profile to propogate down from the server. Everything that I read says that this is a permissions issue. Here is what I have checked:
1. All Quota management is disabled
2. The data drive on the server where the profile is stores has Full control for Authenticated users and modify permissions for Users
3. The Folder that stores the Profiles called UserData has Administartor, system with Full control, everyoine with Modify permissions and is Shared.
4. The individual Username Directory has Administrator, System and Username as fiull control
5. I have turned off inherited permissions from the Data Drive down to the Share and also from the share down to the Username.
6. Inherited permissions are enabled below the folder Username.
7. In Active Directory Users and Computer under Username I have the profile path to read \\server\UserData\Username
7. Oh yeah, I really did join the Domain.

I think that I have missed something really basic but I can't determine what it is. How do i get the Profile to download to the desktop?
Question by:LostInWindows
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Do you checked the event log on the Vista System for related errors?

Author Comment

ID: 24203955
Yes, i get a few messages in the Event Viewer. The ones that I get are in this order:
1. Warning - 6005 - The winlogon notification subscriber <Profiles> is taking long time to handle the notification event (Logon).
2. Error - 1521 - Windows cannot locate the server copy of your roaming profile and is attempting to log you on with your local profile. Changes to the profile will not be copied to the server when you log off. This error may be caused by network problems or insufficient security rights.
3. Warning - 1511 - Windows cannot find the local profile and is logging you on with a temporary profile. Changes you make to this profile will be lost when you log off.
4. Warning - 6006 - The winlogon notification subscriber <Profiles> took 101 second(s) to handle the notification event (Logon).
5. Warning - 6005 - The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> is taking long time to handle the notification event (Logon).
6. Warning - 6006 - The winlogon notification subscriber <GPClient> took 118 second(s) to handle the notification event (Logon).

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LostInWindows earned 0 total points
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I found the problem was with NTFS permissions on theUsername directory

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