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Is there a way to add a new user via VPN from a remote office?

j_rameses asked
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I would like to add a new user to a PC in a remote office that connects to our main site via VPN(Cisco).  Is there a way to do so instead of bringing the PC to the main site and connecting it to the network?  There is a user already using the computer but we want to assign a new user to it.  The account has been created on our server for the new user.  I just need to know how to add that user to the PC that VPNs in to our main site.  Can you provide detail instructions?
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install the cisco vpn client. enter in the vpns IP address, and the username and password for the account.
j_ramesesInfo Sys Mngr


The client is already installed on the remote PC, thats how the other user gets in.
I need to know how to create the Windows log-on user if there is no such user there now.
The way I did it before was to bring in the PC from that location to the main site and connect it directly to the network and log in using the new user's credentials.  Then I would take that PC back to the remote office and then they could log-in and then use VPN to connect to the network.
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j_ramesesInfo Sys Mngr


kloux,  it is Windows 7.
I can try your suggestion on my laptop to see if that works.
If it does it saves me several hours of commute time traveling between offices.
 Regarding your instructions,
Do I first log-in as the old user and then goto VPN Client options>Windows Logon Properties?
There I make changes to log-in as new user and then follow second set of instructions?
No there is no site-to-site setup.
We don't have a server there yet.

Yes, log in as the original user.  I don't think that option will be there for Windows 7.  I haven't seen it since XP.  
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