Setting Up Home Directories

Posted on 2005-05-10
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
Is there any way to set the Home Directory for all my users without having to set each one individually?

Win 2003 Server
Win98, Win2k, WinXP Pro workstations
Question by:comtekso
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    Accepted Solution

    Yes; in ADUC, highlight all the users you want to change (the usual way, with <shift> or <ctrl>). Right-click, and choose "Properties".
    Go to the "Profile" tab, and check the "Home folder" checkbox and the radio button "Connect to". Choose the drive letter for the home drive, and enter \\Server\Home$\%Username% in the path (obviously replace Server and the share name with the appropriate names).
    If you have individual shares (seeing that you have Win98 clients), you can of course use \\Server\%Username% or \\Server\%Username%$ or whatever your shares are named. %Username% will automatically be replaced by the user's name.
    Try it with two or three at a time at first, before you change the rest.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Nick Sui
    So i think this is only acceptable in Windows 2003 and not in Windows 2000 Server. Is it that?


    Author Comment

    Thanks. That seemd to do the trick.

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