How Do I Make a Login Script For a Mac

Posted on 2009-12-17
Last Modified: 2013-11-12
I have a group of Macs that I would like to put on my Windows 2008 Server domain.  I actually joined a few, but would like to have scripts run that will map a share on the server to their machine - similar to the way a normal desktop PC.  

Also, after joining the Macs to the domain I noticed there was no change in the security rules.  I guess I am want to know how to make the make behave more like a PC while on a network.  I want login scripts, the ability to log any user from domain and an individual profile me made for each, and the ability to use the Domain Admin account to logon to any Mac and have access to all files on macihne
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    Depending on what level of Active Directory integration you are looking for, it may be as simple as using the builtin Directory Utility to join your ADS domain and using a local login item script on the local mac, or as complex as installing a third party integration solution to allow you to do distributed login scripts and group policies for the macs.  The following solution has links to both ideas:

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