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

Michael Richter m.richter@tu-berlin.de
Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:43:15 +0100

We just tested it with Windows 8 Pro and Windows Vista Business - both=20
using AFS roaming profiles. No problems here. Logged in on Win8, logged=20
out, logged in on Vista, everything's OK. It also synced the wallpaper=20
from Win8 :)

Mit freundlichen Gr=FC=DFen
Michael Richter

schrieb Lars Schimmer:
> 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, althoug=
> 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 wi=
> 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

Michael Richter
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