[OpenAFS] OpenAFS on windows - profile in AFS, who uses it?
Christopher D. Clausen
Sun, 10 Feb 2008 22:37:59 -0600
Stephen Joyce <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Feb 2008, Rodney M. Dyer wrote:
>> 2. A users profile has a folder under it called "Local Settings".
>> THIS FOLDER DOES NOT ROAM. This folder only exists during your
>> session on the local machine. When you logout, the data in that
>> folder is considered temporary for your session. Microsoft in
>> further "grand wisdom" decided to store valuable information in that
>> folder that you really need to carry around with you with the
>> profile, but this data is "excluded by default". Notable application
>> data includes: Microsoft Outlook email settings and PST files, etc..
>> Microsoft IE history, etc..
>> Microsoft Visual Studio .NET option settings,etc.
> This is a very good reason to recommend Firefox and Thunderbird. The
> most annoying thing for my users was that the desktop picture is a
> "Local Setting" that doesn't roam. Clever logout and login scripts
> took care of this though.
Last time I checked, attempting to use an Outlook PST file from ANY
network file system was considered unsafe, which is probably why it
defaults to a local folder.