How to set up roaming profile in windows server 2012

Roaming Profile : A roaming user profile is a concept in the Windows NT family of operating systems that allows users with a computer joined to a Windows Server domain to log on to any computer on the same network and access their documents and have a consistent desktop experience, such as applications remembering toolbar positions and preferences, or the desktop appearance staying the same.

Scenerio :

AD server name – Server2012.server.world

Ad ip address – 192.168.0.100

client name – client-1-PC.server.world

client ip address- – 192.168.0.102

As we can see in the below image there are two users Ajay and Nayan and these two users are also the member of a group “HR-user”.1.png

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Step 1 : we have to create one folder for the roaming profile , in my scenario the folder name is Profile

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Step 2 : Now open the profile folder properties and provide the required permissions

Go to properties then sharing then Advance sharing

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Select the “Share this folder” option and in the share name provide the “$” for the hidden share and then click on permissions

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After click on permission remove the everyone and add HR-users group and give them read-change allow permission.

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Step 3 : Now go to security then Advanced

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Step 4 : Click on disable inheritance

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Then select the option “converted inherited permission in to explicit permission on this object” and then remove both the entries of the users.

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Step 5: Now click on Add then select principal

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Now go to applies to section and click on the option “This folder only” then click on “show advance permission”

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Select the desired options

  • Create read/write

Step 6 : Now open the command prompt and run the command net share to view the shared drive

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Step 7: Open the active directory users and computers and then right click on both the users and open the properties

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Then go to profile and there mention the profile path like

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Then click on Apply then OK

Step 8 : Now we can open the shared folder which we have created for profiles , there we can see our user names and their data.

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Roaming profile has been created for the user Ajay and Nayan

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