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How to create Roaming Profile in SBS 2003

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Hi Guys,

I have a Small Business Server 2003. I have 5 users, all using WIN XP, and after a couple of years was thinking of creating roaming profiles. So here are a couple of quesions:

1) Will the use of roaming profiles lose their current profiles (including programs, desktop, etc). What i mean is if i need use roaming profiles will i have to create their desktops and install programs from scratch?

2)How to create roaming profiles

Thanks in advance

 
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no, you will keep all the settings etc if you create them on the server. Just create a new folder on the server (i usaly hide the share ie profiles$) Then go in to active directory (or SBS user MMC) in to the user account, then go to profile tab in the server you select.

here you can add the path to the profile folder (ie "\\server\profiles$\nigel") or you can replace the user with "%username%" and it will automaticly make that folder with the user account (easyer for copy paste) then log the users off, and in again, then out once more, and you should see the profiles copied in to that new folder on the server for you.
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