■ Account properties: - the Account tab These properties includethose that are configured when you create a user object, includinglogon names, password and account flags.■ Personal information:- the General, Address, Telephones, andOrganization tabs The General tab exposes the name properties thatare configured when you create a user object.■ User configuration management:- the Profile tab Here you canconfigure the user’s profile path, logon script, and home folderlocations.
■ Group membership:- the Member Of tab You can add and removeuser groups.■ Terminal services: - the Terminal Services Profile, Environment,Remote Control, and Sessions tabs These four tabs allow you toconfigure and manage the user’s experience when they are connectedto a Terminal Services session.■ Remote access:- the Dial-in tab Allows you to enable and configureremote access permission for a user.
User profileIn domain environment when user log in from client computer. A local profileor default profile is created by operating system, in which all the desktopsetting, my document and start menu items are saved. There are three typesof user profile.1.Local profile or Default profile2.Roaming profile3.Mandatory profile
(1)Local ProfileThis profile automatically created when user logon on client computer. Thisprofile does not follow the user. When user logon second time from anothercomputer. A new profile has been created on second computer related to thatuser.(2) Roaming ProfileIn this profile, user receives same desktop setting when he logged on secondtime from any client computer because all the desktop setting will be saved onDomain Controller after the user logged off. This profile follows the user eachtime when he log on. To make this profile we have to perform some task withthe help of Active Directory users and computer.
Steps:-•Create a user in AD.•Now open my computer. Create a shared folder with the name of profile.•In permission section give full control to every one.•Now open it. Now create another shared folder with the name ofusername. In permission section remove everyone and add the same userand give him full control click on apply then ok.•Now again in AD users and computer, select your user then propertiesthen click on profile tab. ServerName(NetbiosName)foldernameusername IPAddressfoldernameusername
(3) Mandatory ProfileIn Mandatory profile all the settings are temporary and exist only during thelogon session. When the user logged off, all the settings made by user areterminated or cancel and default setting will be implemented. We can create Mandatory profile by rename the file NTUSER.DATto NTUSER.MAN. This file is hidden file, which is available in the user’sfolder, in which all the settings are saved.Note: - make sure user must be logged off when you made this kind ofchanges.
Home directoryWe can assign Home directory to each user, which is automatically mapand display in my computer, when user logon from client computer withindomain environment. When user saves his data in that mapped folderthen data will automatically saved on domain controller and that data willalways available to user when user logon second time from any clientcomputer. Home directory provide us centralized storage, easy to backupsecurity and safety of data and also the availability.
Steps:-1)Open my computer.2)Open any drive, which has ntfs file system.3)Now create a shared folder with the name of ‘Home’.4)Give full control to everyone. Open it5)Now create another shared folder with the name of username. In thepermission section remove everyone. Add the same username and givefull control.6)Then click apply ok.7)Now open active directory users and computers.8)Select your user then properties then click on profile tab.9)On this tab in the home folder section.10) Select the option connect to.11) Now select the letter from the list. It is recommended always startfrom the last, which is z drive.12) Now type the path for that home folder. servernamefoldernameusername