Many Users... Few machines
Posted on 2004-04-21
I administer a television station newsroom, we currently have 45 users and 21 workstations in the newsroom. All the workstations are running Windows2000 SP4 and we use Outlook 2000 as our mail client. I need to find an easy way to set up all these different user profiles so that when a user logs onto a workstation they can get their mail. Each profile has to pull mail from our Excahnge server as well as mail from a POP server. I can not be around at all hours of the day and night to set up each user as he/she wanders the news room looking for a free workstation to log into. Up until now the users would get their mail from a webbased client and managment wants to use Outlook instead of the webclient. Our domain in NT4 based with authencation coming from a Active Directory based Domain Controller. Group policies don't work well becasue all of the machine accounts are still in the NT4 domain and not in the activie Directory domain. Any ideas?