How to create home directory/folder in Windows Server 2012

Today we are going to create home directory/folder in windows server 2012.

Our sample scenario

AD Server name – server2012.server.world

AD server ip address – 192.168.0.100

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

client ip address – 192.168.0.102

we have create two users Sam billing and Mathew hayden and both the user are the member of group marketing-users

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Step 1 : Create a folder which we can share for the home directory

Step 2 : Right click on the folder and click on properties and then click on sharing then advanced sharing.

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Click on “ share this folder” and then provides the “$” sign for the hidden share and then click on permissions

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Remove everyone from the permission sections and enter the group name and give then read and write permission

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Now add the group and the administrator for sharing

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Now go to security then advanced then click on disable inheritence

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Then click on converted inherited permission into explicit permission on this object

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Now remove the below users

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Click on Add to add users

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Click on select a principal à add the desired group

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And in the applies to section select “this folder only “ and after that click on the “show advanced option” then select the below options

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Then  click OK

Step 3 : Go to active directory users and computers and then right click on the users and then go to the profile section and then select the Home folder and provide the home directory folder path which we have created in step 1

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Click on Apply then OK

Step 4 : Login the client machine with the users (Mathew hayden and sam billings) and if we go to my computer and there we can see our home directory.

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