Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

No Outlook with Roaming Profile

Posted on 2001-06-17
9
352 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
My company uses Windows 2000 advanced server and MS Exchange 5.5.
I have assigned roaming profiles for all the members of an organizational unit and set up a group policy that provides a uniform desktop and start menu etc.
The roaming profile works ok except that it does not include the personal MS Outlook settings for an individual.
Every time a user logs on to a different machine, MS Outlook has to be set up for them on that machine.
Is there a method that allows the individual MS Outlook settings and mail boxes to transport with the roaming profile.
0
Comment
Question by:webstudio1
9 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
tobyk earned 100 total points
ID: 6204410
You should try to use the custom installation wizard that is part of the Office 2000 resource kit for download on the MS website. You can simply solve the problem by having it automatically choose an outlook profile based upon the username. that's what I do in any case
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:bseaman
bseaman earned 100 total points
ID: 6239878
Do you use one profile or individule profiles for each user?  Is the profile a mandatory profile or not?  Usually the outlook profile will go with the user if you set up a profile for each person.  I set up a share like \\server\profiles then I assign a path to each user in the mmc like this \\server\profiles\%username% which creates individule profiles for each user.  If you want to start with a template profile you can copy it into each persons profile directory after creation.  I hope this helps
Bob
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Moondancer
ID: 6786054
Have you been helped here, or is more needed?
Moondancer
Community Support Moderator @ Experts Exchange
0
VMware Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

In this expert guide, you’ll learn about the components of a Modern Data Center. You will use cases for the value-added capabilities of Veeam®, including combining backup and replication for VMware disaster recovery and using replication for data center migration.

 

Author Comment

by:webstudio1
ID: 6787609
To Moondancer

I have been unable to use my machine for some time now due to illness but the answer to your question is that this question is still open.
Thanks
0
 

Expert Comment

by:CleanupPing
ID: 9160397
webstudio1:
This old question needs to be finalized -- accept an answer, split points, or get a refund.  For information on your options, please click here-> http:/help/closing.jsp#1 
EXPERTS:
Post your closing recommendations!  No comment means you don't care.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:kenny1
ID: 9162371
I don't seem to be able to accept either answer because their is no options displayed.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:bibhutikumar
ID: 10052555
points should be divided between tobyk and   bseaman
0

Featured Post

Connect further...control easier

With the ATEN CE624, you can now enjoy a high-quality visual experience powered by HDBaseT technology and the convenience of a single Cat6 cable to transmit uncompressed video with zero latency and multi-streaming for dual-view applications where remote access is required.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Have you ever set up your wireless router at home or in the office to find that you little pop-up bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of Windows read "IP Conflict - One of more computers on the network have been assigned the following IP address"…
Enterprise networks where VoIP phones have been deployed frequently use port configurations that allow both a computer and an IP phone to be plugged into the same switch port but use different VLANs. On Cisco equipment I'm referring to the "native V…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question