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Roaming Profiles

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#1 mhoromanski


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Posted 12 February 2015 - 02:38 AM

I'm trying to set up roaming profiles on my home network. I'm attempting to do this using a pc running Windows 7 Ultimate as my server or by using NAS via my router. First off is this at all possible? Second.. How? Everything that I've found online assumes that I'm doing this on an actual server and clearly that is not my goal. Thanks folks...

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#2 TsVk!


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Posted 12 February 2015 - 04:27 AM

To have roaming profiles you would need an active directory... to have an active directory you would need a domain... to have a domain you would need a domain controller... to have a domain controller you would need a server.


You can't run a desktop OS as a server.

Edited by TsVk!, 12 February 2015 - 04:43 AM.

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Posted 12 February 2015 - 06:34 AM

I'll second TsVk!.  You need a Windows server to use roaming profiles.  I'll also go one step further and tell you that you don't want to deal with roaming profiles.  Roaming profiles are an idea that sounds great, but the additional time that it adds to log in and log out quickly become unacceptable.

Edited by Kilroy, 12 February 2015 - 06:36 AM.

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