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By And_the_beat_goes_on ·
I use NT 4.0, sp6a, NTFS. Up to now, I have only had administators logging onto the server. In the effort reduce the # of admins logging onto the server I wanted to implement admin levels. To test this, I created a new user and added them to the backup operator group. This is where the fun begins.... When the test user signs on I receive the following message:

userinit.exe - Invalid Current Directory

The process cannot switch to the startup current directory c. Select OK to set current directory to C:\winnt or select cancel to edit.

When I click on the OK button I get:

nddeagnt.exe - Invalid current directory

The process cannot switch to the startup current directory c. Select OK to set current directory to C:\winnt or select cancel to edit.

When I click on the OK button. I get a little dialog box titled DESKTOP: The contents of the box says: Cannot access this folder, Path is too long.

I believe that I am logged onto the server as the test user, The background screen color is what I would expect and my Landesk Remote Control Icon (from another server) is in the upper cornor like normal, however I get no desktop ikons or start buttons or anything else.

It has nothing to do with built in accounts. Itook the test user out of everything but domain users and they still get the same thing.

Would appreciate any help. Thanks

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by Magetower In reply to Invalid Current Directory

By default normal users added to the domain do not have the privledges to log on locally to a domain server. In placing the user account in the backup operators group this allowed the account to log on locally but the file permissions needed to allow the account to create a profile on the server may be causing the problem. Try adding that user account into the Log on Locally right for the server and see if that helps. (you may need to delete any profile folder it attempted to make for the user before logging back in as that user.)

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by estebandelatorre In reply to Invalid Current Directory

After movin Jhon from Domain admins to Backup Operator group, go to the c:\winnt\profiles, and delete the profile for user Jhon.
Perform the change, and make him log in.

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