Between your network operating system, the directory services, and third-party software, some serious tools are available to help you in your consistency quest:
Hard-drive duplication (cloning) tools As mentioned previously, these help you to standardize your user’s PCs and start fresh if you need to.
User templates These enable you to create large numbers of users who are identical in all properties except for their unique identifiers (username).
User-level login scripts Login scripts exist to perform various startup configurations, such as adding a PATH to a user’s environment, showing a message of the day, and so on. User-level login scripts are run when an individual user logs in.
Organizational or group-level login scripts ...