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Server 2003 AD

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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    Dolly Peterson Dec 11, 2008

    Hi Teis,

    that was exactly what I was looking for, thanks a lot

    Dolly

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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:
To assign a home folder on a network server, click Connect, and then specify a drive letter.
In the To box, type a path. This path can be any one of the following types:
Network path, for example: \\server\users\test
You can substitute username for the last subfolder in the path, for example: \\server\users\username
NOTE: server is the name of the file server housing the home folders, and users are the shared folder.
Click OK.
- next in the next comment:

Posted on Dec 11, 2008

  • Teis Thomsen
    Teis Thomsen Dec 11, 2008

    Local user:

    You assign a home folder to a local user like this:

    Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management.

    In the console tree, click Users in Local Users and Groups.

    Click the user account.

    Click the Action menu, and then click Properties.

    Click the Profile tab, click Connect, and then specify a drive letter.

    In the To box, type a path. This path can be any of the following types:

    Network path, for example:\\server\users\test

    You can substitute username for the last subfolder in the path, for example: \\server\users\username

    NOTE: server is the name of the file server housing the home folders, and users are the shared folder.

    Click OK.



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

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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

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