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How do we create roaming profiles?

We have Windows 2000 workstations and a Windows NT 4.0 server. We would like to be able to create roaming profiles. Please tell us how to configure this.

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ON the Windows NT 4.0 Server you will click on each user and click on properties. You then click the profile button and type in a network share where the profiles shall be stored. The share exists on a file server in your environment and the share level permissions must allow Change for EVERYONE. Let's say our server is LONDON. We create a share \LONDONUserdata. When you set the user's profile up, put \LONDONUserdata%USERNAME% as the profile path. When the user logs in and then logs off, the %USERNAME% path will be created with the proper permissions.

This was first published in December 2001

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