Create Directory in Users Home Directory
I was wondering if there was an easy way of creating a directory and coping
a file to it in each users home directory, using the login script?
Could I just run a batch file like this:
dir F:\homedir\test\test.file 1>2> nul
if errorlevel=1 goto test
xcopy f:\test\test.file f:\homedir\test
Or is there an easier way?
> Or is there an easier way?
ZEN for Desktops... But you can do it with a batch file.
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NSC Volunteer Sysop (...Creating a user directory other than home directory
I have a two-fold problem. I have JRB utilities but I can not see how to
make this work.
We created a directory in the users home directory. We want to move all
these directories out into another main directory and have the same file
rights. Plus, when we add new users, we want this directory to be created
Each teacher has a directory called GQWIN in their home directory. This is
their gradebook. We want to move all of the teachers gradebooks into one
central "Gradebook" directory, then their username, then the GQWIN
Curren...CSV imports, templates, home directories and creating Groupwise users
Firstly, thanks for providing such a valuable resource. You guys are
Our initial IDM implementation consisted of just a link to active
directory, but we've been working on creating users from CSV. The
basic account creation is now happening fine, and I'm getting new
users in EDirectory, and subsequently AD.
Is it possible to create users in this way through standard EDirectory
templates, perhaps per department indicated in the CSV? I'd like to
automate the creation of home directories.
Also I'd like to create a groupwise account, but our s..."Error: The create user's home directory failed"
Can anyone speak to the status of this bug? Any fix on the horizon? It is
a major roadblock in the adoption of iManager by our helpdesk.
Volunteer Sysop, Novell Support Connection
Supposed to be fixed in the 2.5 release of Imanager. Release date: 4th
quarter. Sorry... I don't have any more details.
Volunteer Sysop, Novell Support Connection
It looks as if ...User Home Directory
Is it possible to set the user template to not create a home directory?
It appears to be hard coded on the template, which makes sense, but
would be nice to have the option.
I know that I have an option to manually uncheck the option to create a
home directory when creating the account, but would rather have the
option to set that on the template itself and not have to depend on the
creator to remember to uncheck.
I expect a no, but trying my luck...
If you don't spec...Create home directory through template
I have an eDirectory driver (IDM 3.5.1 on NetWare 6.5), which links new
users to a user template through which the home directory is created.
This works fine for most of the accounts, but for some the home
directory is not created. Can't see anything strange on those user
accounts, and the settings of the rest of the template (a few groups)
did apply to those accounts. When looking through the tracing file, no
errors or warnings show.
Does anybody know what could be causing this?
...creating users and home directory ownership
All of our users have me or another IT staff as owner of their home
directories after we created them in consoleone. how do we change this
on a large scale? why does this happen?
one way that I can manually change is flag.exe user1 /name=user1.context
, but I'd prefer not to have to do this for every user.
The other problem is, if a IT staff member leaves and their account is
deleted, the ownder of the directory becomes garbage (something like
what am i doing wrong?
> All of our users have me or another IT staff as owne...User template Home directory setting
I have a two part question that I can't seem to find a good answer for,
besides that it does it and check the nonexistent documentation on the
What are the variables to use in the path settings of the home
directory environmental setup. Since I'm using templates I'm guessing
%userid% wouldn't work so well.
Second, since I'm getting into this late, if I set a valid home path in
the user template will it go back through and create all the missing
home directories for users already assigned to the te...Directory Services Error when renaming user
A user called "Name Last" had the GroupWise login renamed from "nlast" to
When renaming back to "nlast", me (the groupwise admin) received the
WARNING: The Administration Agent (ADA) at domain MYDOMAIN reported an error
during a Directory Service update.
Operation: Rename object in Post Office database Return Code: D109 Task ID:
Object ID: MYDOMAIN.MYPOSTOFFICE.nlast
SUGGESTION: Execute the Administration program at domain MYDOMAIN and
synchronize the above object.
In C1 the user appears renamed,...Creating a Home Directory for a user in iManager
I'm setting up some custom user creation tasks in iManager 2.0.2 and
having trouble with the creation of user home directories. The problem is
described in TID 10092408 in scenario 3 where the home directory is
located on a NetWare 6.5 cluster volume. I've looked at the other issues
re rights to the file system to create the folder and set the access
rights but this is all ok. I have tested this with NetWare 6.5 SP3 which
the article indicates should resolve the problem (an update to NCPIP.NLM)
and I have also tested this with NetWare 6.5 SP4. Does anyone know
wheth...Creating generic home directorys for users
I work in a university lab environment. I am in the planning process
pushing 20000 student accounts from a separate LDAP box to my
In the current system users login using generic accounts which map
home directories, though this will change when their accounts are
into the tree, allowing them to login with their own unique username
password. Due to a limited amount of space on my servers I cannot
space to give each student account their own home directory. Therefore
looking for a way in which I can create a gene...Cluster based user home directories not mounting
I have a curious problem whereby a user login script doesn't seem to be
getting the correct NDS object for a cluster volume. The cluster is called
CENTRALSTORAGE, and it runs two volumes, CENTRALSTORAGE_VOL1 and
CENTRALSTORAGE_VOL2. The names of the two virtual nodes in the cluster for
these volumes are GUMMO1 and GUMMO2. The NDS contains two objects for the
virtual volumes and two for the virtual servers, called
CENTRALSTORAGE_VOL1_SERVER and CENTRALSTORAGE_VOL2_SERVER.
User home directories can be set via ConsoleOne correctly from the cluster.
Via LDAP the syntax of the ndsHome...iManager can not creat User Home Directory
When attempting to create a User with iManager, I get the following error:
Error: error due creating user home directory.
We have NW 6.5 SP1, eDirectory 8.7.4.
Have anybody an idea what I do wrong?
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I've come across threads askling about how to, using NWAdmin and a user
template, populate a new users' HOME directory at account creation time.
I sem to remember some threads mentioning that it was not possible to
do such a thing. Being stubborn, I could not accept that, so this is
how I managed to accomplish it:
In the user template, Environment tab, put a check mark in the Run
Setup box. In the Setyup Script box insert the copelte UNC path to the
DOS batch file you are goingto create next. I named mine MAKEDIR.BAT,
and I placed it in \\Servername\sys\public\MAK...