[OpenAFS] Anyone using Windows 8 roaming profiles in OpenAFS?

Gémes Géza geza@kzsdabas.hu
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:13:26 +0100

2013-02-15 15:28 keltezéssel, Lars Schimmer írta:
> Hi!
> Does anyone use windows 8 clients and windows roaming profiles in
> OpenAFS filespace?
> 1. I cannot get Windows 8 to get access to the roaming profile, although
> path is set to system:anyone write
> OpenAFS 1.7.2119 (today).
> roaming profile path set via system group policy to:
> \\AFS\.cgv.tugraz.at\home\win8\schimmer.V2
> System log shows: access denied.
> Tested with some other users, some get a token on login ,some not. But
> all get a temp roaming profile.
> 2. WHY THE HECK did MS change the romainig profile for Windows 8 and
> kept the .V2 like in Windows 7?
> Now I need to setup extra profiles for Windows 8 and choose on every win
> 8 workstation to switch for the new profile with a group policy.
> (windows 8 changes the profile and windows 7 cannot load it anymore. So
> if a user load/save its profile on Windows 8 it cannot be loaded in
> Windows 7 any more)
> Thank you.
> MfG,
> Lars Schimmer

Just a short question (hadn't the "luck" to fight Win8 yet (will keep it 
out of our network with everything I can do against)), shouldn't the 
profile path be just \\AFS\.cgv.tugraz.at\home\win8\schimmer without the 
V2 part, and (at least Win7 does so) it should append .V2 automatically?


Geza Gemes