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No private folder

Hi,

Some of my users don't have private folder (don't see anything event if they
have files/folders in their home folder on the network.

If I go to Search index, select the the Personal work space the select the
user, many of them have their Private folder but some other don't.

Why ?

I tried to reindex those user's personal work space but it didn't changed
anything.

Thanks for help.

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Forgot to give my Filr infos:

Version : Novell Filr 1.0.1
Build : 3226 / September 07, 2013


"Normand Hudon" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
IQWWu.6803$8g7.2578@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...

Hi,

Some of my users don't have private folder (don't see anything event if they
have files/folders in their home folder on the network.

If I go to Search index, select the the Personal work space the select the
user, many of them have their Private folder but some other don't.

Why ?

I tried to reindex those user's personal work space but it didn't changed
anything.

Thanks for help.

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Normand Hudon wrote:

> Some of my users don't have private folder (don't see anything event
> if they have files/folders in their home folder on the network.
>
> If I go to Search index, select the the Personal work space the
> select the user, many of them have their Private folder but some
> other don't.


Sounds like Filr didn't pick up the home directory for those users. If
you use an LDAP browser and point it to the same LDAP source that Filr
is using, are you able to see the home directory attribute on the
problem users? Is it populated?

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Joseph,

homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from working users
attributes and everything looks good.

What do you mean by "Is it populated" ? Excuse my English (I ususally
speaks French).

Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I don't
see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

Thanks for help.



"Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
JbXWu.6816$8g7.3935@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...

Normand Hudon wrote:

> Some of my users don't have private folder (don't see anything event
> if they have files/folders in their home folder on the network.
>
> If I go to Search index, select the the Personal work space the
> select the user, many of them have their Private folder but some
> other don't.


Sounds like Filr didn't pick up the home directory for those users. If
you use an LDAP browser and point it to the same LDAP source that Filr
is using, are you able to see the home directory attribute on the
problem users? Is it populated?

--
Your world is on the move. http://www.novell.com/mobility/
We know what your world looks like. http://www.novell.com/yourworld/

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Normand Hudon wrote:

> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
> working users attributes and everything looks good.


Ok, that's good.

> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?


If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.

However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?

--
Your world is on the move. http://www.novell.com/mobility/
We know what your world looks like. http://www.novell.com/yourworld/

Joe Marton Emeritus Knowledge Partner
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Joseph,

Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
once.

If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on the
same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.

Same thing for students and some management users.



"Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...

Normand Hudon wrote:

> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
> working users attributes and everything looks good.


Ok, that's good.

> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?


If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.

However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?

--
Your world is on the move. http://www.novell.com/mobility/
We know what your world looks like. http://www.novell.com/yourworld/

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Could you verify that the proxy user has sufficient rights to the
home-directories of the problematic users?

>>>

> Joseph,
>
> Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
>
> once.
>
> If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on
> the
> same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
> Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.
>
> Same thing for students and some management users.
>
>
>
> "Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
> niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...
>
> Normand Hudon wrote:
>
>> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
>> working users attributes and everything looks good.

>
> Ok, that's good.
>
>> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
>> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

>
> If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
> that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
> if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
> see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.
>
> However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
> chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
> Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?

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Joseph,

My proxy user is the domain administrator.



"Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
532FE8E4.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...

Could you verify that the proxy user has sufficient rights to the
home-directories of the problematic users?

>>>

> Joseph,
>
> Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
>
> once.
>
> If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on
> the
> same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
> Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.
>
> Same thing for students and some management users.
>
>
>
> "Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
> niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...
>
> Normand Hudon wrote:
>
>> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
>> working users attributes and everything looks good.

>
> Ok, that's good.
>
>> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
>> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

>
> If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
> that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
> if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
> see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.
>
> However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
> chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
> Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?


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Oups Sorry... previous message for Martin... I thought it was Joseph.



"Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
532FE8E4.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...

Could you verify that the proxy user has sufficient rights to the
home-directories of the problematic users?

>>>

> Joseph,
>
> Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
>
> once.
>
> If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on
> the
> same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
> Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.
>
> Same thing for students and some management users.
>
>
>
> "Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
> niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...
>
> Normand Hudon wrote:
>
>> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
>> working users attributes and everything looks good.

>
> Ok, that's good.
>
>> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
>> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

>
> If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
> that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
> if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
> see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.
>
> However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
> chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
> Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?


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Even a domain administrator might not have sufficient rights in the
filesystem ;-).

When you logged in as domain admin from a workstation - can you access the
problematic directories via UNC path and display the assigned rights?

Martin

>>>

> Joseph,
>
> My proxy user is the domain administrator.
>
>
>
> "Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
> 532FE8E4.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...
>
> Could you verify that the proxy user has sufficient rights to the
> home-directories of the problematic users?
>
>>>>

>> Joseph,
>>
>> Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
>>
>> once.
>>
>> If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on
>> the
>> same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
>> Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.
>>
>> Same thing for students and some management users.
>>
>>
>>
>> "Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
>> niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...
>>
>> Normand Hudon wrote:
>>
>>> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
>>> working users attributes and everything looks good.

>>
>> Ok, that's good.
>>
>>> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
>>> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

>>
>> If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
>> that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
>> if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
>> see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.
>>
>> However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
>> chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
>> Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?

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Martin,

Yes I can. My domain admin have all rights.



"Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
5330942B.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...

Even a domain administrator might not have sufficient rights in the
filesystem ;-).

When you logged in as domain admin from a workstation - can you access the
problematic directories via UNC path and display the assigned rights?

Martin

>>>

> Joseph,
>
> My proxy user is the domain administrator.
>
>
>
> "Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
> 532FE8E4.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...
>
> Could you verify that the proxy user has sufficient rights to the
> home-directories of the problematic users?
>
>>>>

>> Joseph,
>>
>> Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
>>
>> once.
>>
>> If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on
>> the
>> same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
>> Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.
>>
>> Same thing for students and some management users.
>>
>>
>>
>> "Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
>> niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...
>>
>> Normand Hudon wrote:
>>
>>> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
>>> working users attributes and everything looks good.

>>
>> Ok, that's good.
>>
>>> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
>>> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

>>
>> If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
>> that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
>> if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
>> see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.
>>
>> However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
>> chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
>> Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?


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Martin,

And Filr can sync his folder in a Net folder with the same proxy user
configured.



"Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
5330942B.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...

Even a domain administrator might not have sufficient rights in the
filesystem ;-).

When you logged in as domain admin from a workstation - can you access the
problematic directories via UNC path and display the assigned rights?

Martin

>>>

> Joseph,
>
> My proxy user is the domain administrator.
>
>
>
> "Martin Weiss" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
> 532FE8E4.361E.001C.1@no-mx.forums.novell.com...
>
> Could you verify that the proxy user has sufficient rights to the
> home-directories of the problematic users?
>
>>>>

>> Joseph,
>>
>> Some users contacted me about this issue, so they already have logged in
>>
>> once.
>>
>> If I take an example, some users are teachers and all teachers are on
>> the
>> same server, on the same net folder server and on the same net folder.
>> Majority of teachers are seeing their "My files" but others not.
>>
>> Same thing for students and some management users.
>>
>>
>>
>> "Joseph Marton" a écrit dans le message de groupe de discussion :
>> niZWu.6834$8g7.1732@novprvlin0913.provo.novell.com...
>>
>> Normand Hudon wrote:
>>
>>> homeDirectory attribute is set OK. I compared attributes from
>>> working users attributes and everything looks good.

>>
>> Ok, that's good.
>>
>>> Under search index - Personals working spaces, is that normal that I
>>> don't see all users ? Does it sync those folders on access ?

>>
>> If a user has never logged in, they won't have a personal workspace as
>> that's only created when users log in the first time. That also means
>> if you pull up the properties of a user in the admin console, you won't
>> see a home directory either if the user has never logged in.
>>
>> However, if users have been logging in then it should be working. Any
>> chance the non-working users are all on the same server, and that Net
>> Folder Server doesn't have a proxy user defined?


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