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How Do you set up Roaming Profiles?

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How do you set up roaming profiles for users that already have local profiles?.

I want all users to be able to log in anywhere on the domain and seet there desktop.

What about email users are already set up withlocal mailboxes?

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How Do you set up Roaming Profiles?

by jpeterso In reply to How Do you set up Roaming ...

To configure a roaming profile that follows the user to different NT machines, you need to store the user's profile on a network share so he can download it each time he logs on.
You can set up roaming profiles in one of two ways. Either specify the profile path in user properties when creating a new user or copy the existing local profile to network share and modify the profile path in the user properties.

No matter which option you choose, make sure that you have manually shared the profiles folder as a hidden share (Profiles$) and assigned full permission to everyone.

If you are setting up a new user who needs a roaming profile, then specify the profile path in the user properties, for example, \\ServerName\Profiles$\%username%.
If the user already has a local profile and you want to convert it to a roaming profile, then copy the local profile to the shared folder (profiles) by specifying the path as \\ServerName\Profiles$\SafderM, where SafderM is the name of the user. After this, go to the user properties and specify the profile path as \\ServerName\Profiles$\SafderM. When the user logs in next time, the profile will be loaded from the network share.

To make the profile mandatory so the user cannot change it, rename the file ntuser.dat to ntuser.man.

Profiles are cached locally to machines. However, this can be disabled by following these steps:

* Start the registry editor (regedit.exe).
* Move to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows NT/CurrentVersion/Winlogon.
* Create a value called DeleteRoamingCache of type DWORD (Edit/New/Dword).
*Set the value to 1.

Hope that help with the Roaming Profiles. Now about the local Email- What kind email program are you using?

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How Do you set up Roaming Profiles?

by "JB" In reply to How Do you set up Roaming ...

In User Manager for Domains add a user profile to each user account to automatically create an empty User Profile folder named for the user in the server location and to allow users to create their own profiles.
>User Manager for Domains
>Chose a user
>Under Users Properties choose Profile
>In the User Profile path use a full path.
example: \\servername\sharedfolder\users name
As far as emails go depending of what type of email software you are using, you could probably just setup profiles on each wks.

Hope this helps

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