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Server2003 AD problem

Hello,

Anybody here who know about AD on a Server2003?

I want to give the users a folder, so that every time they log on, get this folder, just can’t come to think about how.

kind regards
Dolly

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Go to active directory - users and computers, set a home folder in the profile tab of the users options,

also if you go into the gpo manager (group policy object) and i think the option of folder redirection is under windows - administrative templates

to open the gpo go start -> run -> mmc

file -> add/remove snap-in and select the gpo editor you can set this to enforce, if you want to do specific users you will have to create a new security group and add the users into it, then select the options that you want them to have, you can even restrict specific operations when they are logged on from there.

hope thats ok for you, if you need clarification just ask

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

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Do you know how time consuming this task is?
Well, as it is, I haven’t got anything exiting to right now, so what the heck.

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You are always welcome :-)
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It’s pretty late here in Denmark, so I´ll bee of to bed, and won´t be online again within the next 8 - 10 hours.

Regards
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Hello Dolly, and welcome to FixYa.
As I´m not sure if you want to make a folder for a Domain user or a Local user, so I´ll give you both.
Domain user:
Start -> Programs -> Administrative Tools -> Active Directory Users and Computers.
In the console tree, click Users.
In the Details pane, right-click the user account, and then click Properties.
In the Properties dialog box, click Profile.
Under the Home folder, type the folder information. To do this, follow these steps:
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In the To box, type a path. This path can be any one of the following types:
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