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Mastering Windows Server 2012 R2 by Stefan Roth, Michael Rice, Robert Panek, John McCabe, Robert Butler, Christian Booth, Kevin Greene, Mark Minasi

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Chapter 26

Advanced User Account Management and User Support

You have already learned about the basics of user and group management. Now 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 ...

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