5.2 User Policies

User policies automate the provisioning, ongoing management, and disposition of network user home folders. A user policy can be associated with the following Active Directory objects:

If you associate the user policy to a Domain or Organizational Unit object, the policy affects all users that reside in those areas of the directory, unless it is specifically blocked through a blocking policy. If you associate the policy to a group, it affects all members of the group.

NOTE:Although creating a user policy for an individual User object is possible, it is somewhat impractical and should only be done in rare circumstances.

User policies are stored in a database that is created during the NSM Engine installation.