This article describes how to assign a logon script to a
profile for a local user's account in Windows Server 2003. This logon script
runs when a local user logs on locally to the computer. This logon script does
not run when the user logs on to the domain.NOTE
: You must be logged on as Administrator or as a member of the
Administrators group to complete this procedure. If your computer is connected
to a network, network policy settings may also prevent you from completing this
How to Assign a Logon Script to a User's Profile
- Click the Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.
- In the console tree, expand Local Users and
Groups, and then click Users.
- In the right pane, right-click the user account that you
want, and then click Properties.
- Click the Profile tab.
- In the Logon script box, type the file
name (and the relative path, if necessary) of the logon script.
NOTE: If the logon script is stored in a subfolder of the default
logon script path, put the relative path to that folder in front of the file
name. For example, if the Startup.bat logon script is stored in
- Click Apply, and then click OK.
- Logon scripts that are stored on the local computer apply
only to users who log on to who local computer.
- Local logon scripts must be stored in a shared folder that
uses the share name of Netlogon, or be stored in subfolders of
the Netlogon folder.
- The default location for local logon scripts is the
Systemroot\System32\Repl\Imports\Scripts folder. This folder is not created on
a new installation of Windows. Therefore, the
SystemRoot\System32\Repl\Imports\Scripts folder must be created and shared out
by using the Netlogon share name.
- If you do not want to create the Netlogon
share in the default location, put the logon script in any folder that the user
can access during logon, and then share this folder.
Article ID: 324803 - Last Review: October 30, 2006 - Revision: 5.3
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