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Re: Creating Home Folders [message #155378] Thu, 28 May 2009 10:28
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When I highlight multiple users in ADUC and go to profile tab and add
\\servername\usersharedfoldername\%username% it only creates the first AD
account home folder. What am I doing wrong?

"Ace Fekay [Microsoft Certified Trainer]" wrote:

> "tkutil" <tkutil@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:CDB9D31C-314F-43B0-93E2-8E8EA08A1B60@microsoft.com...
> >I am trying to modify existing user accounts to use a home folder, which they
> > did not have when first created. I know when I manually add the Home Drive
> > and Home Folder the home folder is created for me. When I try to do the same
> > with DSMOD the account is modifed, but no Home Folder is created. Are there
> > any other command line tools to accomplish this so I can batch a bunch of
> > user modifications. I saw older posts stating that the Home Folder creation
> > was not possible with DSMOD, so I was hoping there were other tools from MS.
> >
> > TIA
>
>
> I normally just use ADUC to create them. You can use a tool called ADMODIFY (free download from Microsoft) to do this on multiple accounts, or simply highlight multiple users in ADUC, and select the profile tab. Just make sure the Users folder allows FC minimally for Authenticated Users, and specify the home folder under the Profile tab of the user accounts as \\servername\usersharedfoldername\%username% and it will automatically create them giving them FC. You can modify the permissions afterwards, if need by.
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