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 By Brien M. Posey
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Mandatory Profiles

A mandatory profile is basically a read-only version of a roaming profile. A user can make changes to the machine's configuration, but the next time the user logs on, the changes will be gone. Mandatory profiles are useful in situations in which administrators need to maintain high security and strict control over the user's environments. In Part 2 of this series, I'll explain how to set up roaming and mandatory profiles. //

Brien M. Posey is an MCSE who works as a freelance writer. His past experience includes working as the director of information systems for a national chain of health care facilities and as a network engineer for the Department of Defense. Because of the extremely high volume of e-mail that Brien receives, it's impossible for him to respond to every message, although he does read them all.

This article was originally published on Dec 4, 2000
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