[THIN] Re: Moving to Roaming Profiles....

If you're gonna use Excel, though, why not just use ADDUSERS?

There's plenty of unused mileage in the built-in, or resource kit, utilities
for the bulk of what people seem to want to do.

Neil

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ruud Bransen [mailto:rb@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 18 June 2003 15:13
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Moving to Roaming Profiles....
> 
> We made something in Excel which does the same thing (and 
> some more). On the first sheet you have to enter the 
> usernames (we usually do an export from Exchange 5.5 or any 
> other directory) and the commands are created on the other 
> sheets. A copy of the commands to a batch file and running 
> the batch file makes the necessary changes. Of course, the 
> formulas that make the commands, has to be changed first to 
> your personal needs. And you need TSCMD.EXE. 
> 
> If you want a copy of the sheet (and / or TSCMD.EXE), you can 
> mail me OFF LIST. 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Braebaum, Neil [mailto:Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: woensdag 18 juni 2003 15:53
> > To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> > Subject: [THIN] Re: Moving to Roaming Profiles....
> > 
> > Of course you could use the built-in tsprof, and a little 
> scripting, 
> > and not have to pay anything...
> > 
> > Neil
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Claus, Brian [mailto:BClaus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: 18 June 2003 14:42
> > > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [THIN] Re: Moving to Roaming Profiles....
> > >
> > > Greg,
> > >
> > > Re:  your "biggest pain"
> > >
> > > Try out Dameware from www.dameware.com
> > >
> > > You can use the Dameware NT Utility and change the TS 
> Profile path 
> > > for = every user in your company in under 5 minutes.
> > >
> > > If you or anyone out there hasn't seen\used this tool 
> before, it's = 
> > > great.  The demo is a full blown version and the cost per 
> license is 
> > > = approx $100 each depending on your quantity ordered.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Greg Reese [mailto:GReese@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 8:53 AM
> > > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [THIN] Re: Moving to Roaming Profiles....
> > >
> > >
> > > we use group policy to direct my docs and stuff and it 
> works great.  
> > > I = =3D tweaked the registry to redirect Temp internet files.
> > >
> > > What I recommend doing is create a test user and log in 
> to create a 
> > > =3D local profile.  Then use the profiles tab in system 
> properties 
> > > to copy = =3D it to your roaming profile directory.  When doing 
> > > that, you have the =3D option to change the permissions to give 
> > > everyone access.
> > >
> > > Set that user to use that profile and log in as that user 
> and make 
> > > all = =3D your changes, registry tweaks, application 
> settings etc, 
> > > etc.  Then log = =3D out and use that dat file for all your other 
> > > users to start with.
> > >
> > > We run mandatory profiles by group so whenever I need to make a 
> > > settings = =3D change, I log in as my test user, make the change, 
> > > then redistribute the = =3D dat file.
> > >
> > > changing the profile path for all of your users is the 
> biggest pain.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Steve Rance [mailto:Steve.Rance@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 6:11 AM
> > > To: Thin @ Freelists (E-mail)
> > > Subject: [THIN] Moving to Roaming Profiles....
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I am finally moving from a 1 server Citrix farm running 
> XPs, to a 2 
> > > = =3D3D server farm running XPa.  At the moment the profiles are 
> > > stored locally = =3D =3D3D on the citrix server so I am now 
> > > investigating roaming profiles as I = =3D3D have never used them 
> > > before and clearly have to go down this route.
> > >
> > > I have got it working for a number of test users, but I would 
> > > welcome = =3D =3D3D some feedback, got ya's and best 
> practices from 
> > > you guys about using = =3D3D them in the Citrix environment.
> > >
> > > I have concerns about the profiles getting too big, and 
> have already 
> > > = =3D3D looked at redirecting My Documents and the Desktop Folder 
> > > from their = =3D3D profile.  I would also would like some 
> feedback 
> > > on what you have done = =3D =3D3D with temporary internet files.

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