Urgent Please!!!! Setting up Multiple Local Terminal Service Profiles for a User

Posted on 2005-04-19
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Hi guys,

Need help.

We have 4 Terminal Servers.
The users who access these have windows accounts with windows roaming profiles and a network home directory.
I want to give these users a local terminal service profile, but a DIFFERENT one for EACH terminal server.
Also, I want to be able to change the path to their ts profile to D:\tsprofile\<username>
Instead of doing this manually for each user in AD User & Properties, I wanted to do this through Group Policy.
Can this be done?

Thank you.

Question by:Simon336697
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    Yes you can specify a different TS profile from the regular roaming profile in a GPO you just have to specify what profile you want for TS. If you can specify a different profile for each TS server I really do not know but my first tought would be no.
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    it depends what your terminal services are based on is windows adnvance server?
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    Author Comment

    Hi mredfelix!

    We are using Windows Standard 2003 Server.

    In the AD User properties, I did try putting in <%computername% variable to define a local profile path for each TS.
    But it does not allow environmental variables to be placed for this.

    I cannot see a way to do this in AD nor Group Policy.

    Thanks anyway.


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