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Mastering Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 R2 by Byron Hynes, Wendy Henry, Aidan Finn, Darril Gibson, Mark Minasi

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Chapter 30. Advanced User Account Management and User Support

You learned about the basics of user and group management in Chapter 7. We're going to take user management to the next level in this chapter. You'll be utilizing some of the skills that you have developed while reading this book, such as managing file shares, Distributed File System (DFS) namespaces, and Group Policy objects (GPOs). Using these technologies, you can develop a flexible, fault-tolerant, and mobile working environment, something that Microsoft refers to as dynamic IT.

We'll cover how you can deploy solutions where a user's data and settings follow them around on the network using home directories and roaming profiles. You'll see how you can force a user to work in a locked-down ...

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