Also called home directory, a user’s private folder for storing personal files. Home folders for users are usually centrally located on a network server for the following reasons:
Graphic H-4. Use this Computer Management dialog box to specify a home folder in Windows 2000.
Microsoft Windows NT Server does not have a default location for home folders. To create a network share for users’ home folders on a Windows NT–based network, follow these steps:
Home folders are not part of the user profile of roaming users, so they must be specified as described in this entry. In Windows 2000, use Computer Management to assign home folder locations. Open the property sheet for the user and specify the location of the user’s home folder on the Profile tab (see the screen capture on the previous page).