Giving all domain users access to the same profile on a shared computer

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  1. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    We are in the process of transitioning from a workgroup to a domain and we have a few common PCs that have essentially been always logged in and all the users have used the same profile. Now that we are moving to a domain we won't create a profile that doesnt belong to a specific user.

    But we want all the different users to be able to log into the common machines with their domain accounts and see the same old desktop they always have. Im thinking we could store the current profiles for the machines on the server and set it to load when any user logs in. Thoughts?
     
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    I think what you want to look at is roaming profiles, that should help you accomplish what you need.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    Yeah - if you set them all the same, and then set the permissions so the users can't overwrite the profile, that should work. There might be portions of the profile you have to open up for it to be useable.
     
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    But I don't want every user to be able to take their profile to every PC, just the common ones. Will it still work?
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    If everyone's the same, why not have one username, one password?
     

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