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Adding shortcuts and credentials by group policy

I am trying to create a shortcut on a group of desktops that when clicked the user is already logged into the site or at least their credentials are filled. I'm trying to do this by using group policy and tying the credentials into the URL. Does any one have any suggestions on how this can be done. I've looked into custom attributes and into the URL attribute through Active Directory but not finding a lot of information.
The site I am trying to have them auto logged into is our internal help desk.
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Shaun VermaakSenior Consultant
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If your website doesn't support single sign-on then the "with credentials" part of your request is a no-go.  Microsoft explicitly patched out the ability to include credentials in GPOs and GPPs several years ago. And any script way to do so will out credentials on clear text...which..mwhy bother with credentials at all if that's the case.

So there ya go.
kevinhsiehNetwork Engineer

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You should work with the help desk application support team to implement single sign on.

There is no way a GPO could learn the credentials and then put them into the shortcut.

The help desk application is likely just a web site, so you can copy a .URL file to the common desktop or something or put in their favorites.

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I was able to set the extensionattribute from AD user object into local environment variable using Group policy. It is actually a two step process.
Here is a link for the article that I used to do this.

https://msitpros.com/?p=3817

Thanks for all the feedback.
I was able to set the extensionattribute from AD user object into local environment variable using Group policy. It is actually a two step process.
Here is a link for the article that I used to do this.

https://msitpros.com/?p=3817

Thanks for all the feedback.
Shaun VermaakSenior Consultant
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