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In Brief

This tool checks the folder redirection from info in eDirectory and will fix it on the workstation.

Vitals

Product Categories:
  • eDirectory
  • Functional Categories:
  • Registry
  • Secure Identity
  • Posted:3 Mar 2005
    File Size:39KB
    License:Free
    Download:/coolsolutions/tools/downloads/nds2shell.zip
    Publisher:Alex Warmerdam

    Disclaimer

    Please read the note from our friends in legal before using this file.


    Details

    Starting:
    NDS2Shell <Full eDirectory Name> [DEBUG]

    Purpose:
    This tool, to detect if you have the rights to set your folder redirection to the new place. If so, it will change the registry key for you and creates any missing directory.

    Usage:
    • Create an object in your eDirectory, let say, nds2shell.organisation.
    • Edit the login script properties of this object.
    • In this login script you can create the reg keys needed for Windows 2000/XP.

    Hint: (you can just export the regkey

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Cur
    rentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
    with regedit to an file and edit this file with notepad).

    Example:

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders]
    "AppData"="H:\Application Data"
    "Cookies"="H:\Cookies"
    "Desktop"="H:\Desktop"
    "Favorites"="H:\Favorites"
    "NetHood"="H:\NetHood"
    "Personal"="H:"
    "My Pictures"="H:\My Documents\My Pictures"
    "PrintHood"="H:\PrintHood"
    "Recent"="H:\Recent"
    "SendTo"="H:\SendTo"
    "Start Menu"="H:\Start Menu"
    "Templates"="H:\Templates"
    "Programs"="H:\Start Menu\Programs"
    "Startup"="H:\Start Menu\Programs\Startup"
    "Local Settings"="H:\Local Settings"
    "Local AppData"="H:\Local Settings\Application Data"
    "Cache"="C:\TEMP\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files"
    "History"="H:\Local Settings\History"
    "Fonts"="C:\WINNT\Fonts"
    "Administrative Tools"="H:\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools"

    Only the lines starting with " will be processed.

    If de DEBUG options is used, the regkeys will be created in:

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Cur
    rentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\Test]

    You then can look them up without any problem with regedit.

    If you have any comments or question, please feel free to drop an email at: nds2shell@warmass.nl

    Version 0.8.0.1:
    Placed the error boxes on top.

    Version 0.7.0.2:
    Initials release to the public.

    See NDS2Word

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