KNOWN ISSUE: Unable to delete roaming profiles while the DAgent service is running

Article:TECH122036  |  Created: 2010-02-01  |  Updated: 2011-08-15  |  Article URL
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You're unable to delete an existing roaming profile manually or through a security GPO while the DAgent service is running.


Deployment Solution 6.9 SP3 and SP4 (builds 6.9.430 - 6.9.453)

DAgent (builds 6.9.430 - 6.9.453)

Active Directory


In order to report user information, the DAgent service registers the notification service SERVICE_ACCEPT_SESSIONCHANGE. This is not processed properly by the DAgent on Citrix and Windows Terminal Servers. By preventing the DAgent from registering the ACCEPT_SESSIONCHANGE notification service, the profile is then able to be deleted.


This behavior has been corrected in Deployment Solution 6.9.490 (SP5):

  1. Install SP5 and update the DAgent to the latest version (build 6.9.490)
  2. After upgrading, a new registry value is available on the client: 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | SOFTWARE | Altiris | Client Service | AcceptSessionChange'
  3. Change the value of this DWORD to 0
  4. Restart the DAgent service after making this change.


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