User Setup Checklist

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Dec 13, 2013 (3 years and 3 months ago)

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User and Workstation Setup Checklist


Revised:
12/13/2013

User Setup

Checklist



Username:

%
firstinitial%
%lastname%

One Time Password:


1)

In Active Directory Users and Computers,
Create user and Exchange Mailbox in appropriate OU

a)

If the user already exists, right click the user and choose Exchange Tasks


2)

Add use
r to appropriate Global Groups

or Distribution Lists


3)

Add Global Group to My Documents Redirection Group Policy
.
Use a Global group to build the policy.


4)

Add user to Internet Mail or No Internet Mail group

(This builds the Everyone distribution list)


5)

A
dd user to OWA (Outlook Web Access) or
pptp_users (remote access) The user
can’t be in both groups. If they
need
to be in
both

groups
, they will need a separate user account for each.

a)

Active Directory Users and Computers, Double click the user.

i)

Dial
-
in tab
, Control Remote Access through Remote Access Policies.

b)

OWA only:

Active Directory Users and Computers, Double click the user.

i)

Account tab, Enable: Store password using reversible encryption

ii)

Reset the user’s password to
One Time Password


6)

Organization, Co
mpany
, Add
%Company Name%


7)

Exchange Advanced Tab
,

Custom Attributes, Edit customAttribute1,
%Company Name%

(This builds the Global
Address List.)


8)

Profile tab, add
department logon script to
Logon Script.

a)

Connect

h
ome folder to Z:
\
\
servername
\
users
\
%
use
rname
%

(Say No to the full control question)


9)

Add SMTP e
-
mail address Set as Primary

Workstation Setup Checklist



For a workstation that needs to be re
-
installed, always do a clean install by wiping the hard drive (delete and re
-
create
primary partitio
n and run NTFS format).


1)

C
heck vendor website for latest downloads
, drivers, BIOS, etc.

for machine

model.


2)

Set local administrator password:


3)

R
ight click "My Computer" click "Properties", then

"Computer Name"
. A
ssign local computer name based on
namin
g policy.

Check Active

Directory Computer list to avoid duplications.

Restart.


4)

R
ight click "My Computer" click "Properties", then

"Computer Name"
. Join domain
%domainname%
.local.
Restart. Use a domain
administrator account to join and log

onto machine af
ter reboot. (
N
ever use a personal user
account to do

administrative work)


5)

In Active Directory Users and Computers, move the
computer into the WK Office 2003

OU.

a)

This GPO will install Office 2003 Pro, Symantec 10.1, Adobe Reader 8.0, and Sun Java 6.0

b)

Each

application has a manual setup in the
\
\
servername
\
ClientApps folder

c)

If Office or Adobe Reader doesn’t function properly after the Managed Installation, go to the Control Panel,
Add/Remove Programs, Office or Outlook, Change, choose the repair option.


6)

U
ninstall
any pre
-
installed retail software programs, i.e. antivirus, Quicken,
Indexing Service, IIS, Msn Explorer,
Networking Services, Msn Messenger,
etc
(
from Control Panel
-

Add/Remove Programs, Add/Remove Windows
Components.)


7)

Check Time Zone: Mountai
n Time, Enable Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving times.


8)

Disable Standby/Hibernate.


9)

Install current Service Pack for Operating System, if not already on system.

(
XP


SP
-
2, 2000


SP
-
4
)


10)

From
\
\
servername
\
clientapps

directory install appro
priate programs as

needed

a)

Install VNC. Use standard VNC
password:

b)

Install Symantec Corporate Antivirus client from

\
\
servername
\
vphome
\
clt
-
inst
\
win32
\
setup.exe

c)

Install all Windows Updates from windowsupdates.microsoft.com


11)

Install specific software for p
c.


User and Workstation Setup Checklist


Revised:
12/13/2013


12)

XP
\
2000: Put common shortcuts on All Users Desktop.

a)

To set security for Documents and Settings, or the All Users Desktop or any other folders that you are having
security issues with:

i)

Right click on the folder, choose properties.

ii)

Security Tab, Advance
d button.

iii)

Click Replace permission entries . . ., click OK.

b)

If this doesn’t work or you get an error, in the Advanced button, go to the Owner tab, choose Replace owner on
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Share any local p
rinters. Go to the General tab and type in the Location.

This item is only for managers and users with software security requirements to the local machine.


1)

Right
-
click My Computer and select

Manage, Local Users and Groups


2)

Under Groups double
-
click on
Power

Users.

(Choose Administrators as a last resort.)


3)

Add the Active Directory Security Group of the end user(s). Make

sure the Select Users or Groups search window
is looking in

%OurDomain%
, not the local machine location.

L
og in as the end user(s)


1)

Start Outlook, confirm
Outlook

client

setup.


2)

If they are not in a Folder Redirection Policy, Right Click My Documents, choose properties, type in their
department network drive, answer no to the do you want to move anything question.


3)

Setup any extra
ma
pped drives,
add any
network printers
or shortcuts needed, move Favorites to Documents and
Settings
\
%username%
\
Favorites


4)

Set their password to be changed the next time they logon.