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Can you add an existing local user to a domain

By horgeh ·
Hi, I have just created a new domain network in our office. Previously we were using a home network. Is there a way that I can get each existing user profile to connect to the domain? I dont want to creat a new user and such and not be able to use the current users my docs and email accounts. Also, a lot of the users here travel a lot so they need to access the same MS Outlook profile whether in the office or on the road. Thanks.

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by retro77 In reply to Can you add an existing l ...

You have to create new users in the domain. This will in turn create new user profiles on the workstations. Then you need to go to the workstation and copy over any data from the local profile to the domain profile.

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I was afraid of that

by horgeh In reply to New

What about outlook? If I transfer their .pst file to the new domain profile and they are on the road...can they still access that domain profile if they aren't connected to the domain?

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to I was afraid of that

Yes, if your computers and the domain allow login caching, a user can login to their PCs if its not connected to the domain.

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