Using Nt To Allow Roving Clients In A Network

To allow users to move from desk to desk within a company network or mulitple
users on 1 desk to logon and use the notes client with their desktop,
names.nsf id file

simply set up an auto link to their own account on a file server and set up
the structure as follows
<useraccountname>
Notes ,<dir>
notes.ini
desktop.dsk
cache.dsk
template files you only need the bookmark tmplt for V5 others can be
sourced from the server as required, but the bookmark template is required for
v5 initialisation

data <dir>
names.nsf


the shortcut for the icon on the desktop
c:\lotus\notes\nlnotes.exe =k:\notes\notes.ini
K being the mapped drive
you will need to auto link to the drive as part of the logon process
ie mount k: //fileserver/notesusers/%USERNAME%


this should allow the user to goto any correctly setup client logonto NT then
use Notes as if they were at their own desk...
This was first published in November 2000

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