Solved

Centralize Users' Documents, Active Directory 2003

Posted on 2008-10-27
6
240 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
Hi i am a starting user in active directory, recenly i created a domain controller in 2003 with my users, i have aprox 50 users and i would like to centralize the users using active directory, what do i have to do? is there any information step by step, i was trying redirection,  home folders, and i could'nt do it. I am using Server 2003
0
Comment
Question by:Salvy18
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:andrew_aj1
ID: 22815977
This guide will help you setup folder redirection on Server 2003:
http://maxms.net/article/Folder-Redirection-with-Group-Policy-in-Server-2003
I use folder redirection on all my servers; it  allows users to easily use other computers and to still access their files. This also makes backing up user data very easy.
Good luck.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Salvy18
ID: 22817373
Thanks for the link, but i fallowed everything and still it did not create the folders automatic, and the GPO are linked fine plus after a log in with the user i try to go access the server with the share folder and i can create any folder withing this forder.

0
 

Author Comment

by:Salvy18
ID: 22817640
I realized that it did it locally when the administrator loged in, but if a user log in with his computer it did not create the redirect folder in the server.
0
Control application downtime with dependency maps

Visualize the interdependencies between application components better with Applications Manager's automated application discovery and dependency mapping feature. Resolve performance issues faster by quickly isolating problematic components.

 
LVL 24

Expert Comment

by:andrew_aj1
ID: 22817662
You did it to the local policy? not the domain policy? If you want this change to effect everyone make sure you do it to the domain policy. Let me know if it works now.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Salvy18
ID: 22817740
how do i know if is local or domain?, because i went to my group policy management and then i create a GPO in Domain controller and then i linked to my gpo, and then in case i linked the domain.local.
0
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
andrew_aj1 earned 50 total points
ID: 22817770
There are many ways to do this. One way is to open Active Directory Users and Comptuers. From there right click on your domain name and click properties. Click the Group Policy tab and select the Default Domain Policy in there. Now click on Edit. You are now able to edit the group policy for the domain.
You will notice the first item on the left will say something like 'Default Domain Policy [<domain name>.<domain type(com, net, local, etc)>]'
Hopefully this will be the last thing you need. Good luck.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In this article, I am going to show you how to simulate a multi-site Lab environment on a single Hyper-V host. I use this method successfully in my own lab to simulate three fully routed global AD Sites on a Windows 10 Hyper-V host.
This article shows how to deploy dynamic backgrounds to computers depending on the aspect ratio of display
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of transferring the five major, necessary Active Directory Roles, commonly referred to as the FSMO roles from a Windows Server 2008 domain controller to a Windows Server 2012 domain controlle…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of configuring their Windows Server 2012 domain controller to synchronize its time with a trusted, external resource. Use Google, Bing, or other preferred search engine to locate trusted NTP …

895 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now