Monday, June 15, 2009

steps on creating a new user

1) create user account (and if necessary, mail account if done separately)
2) adjust user profile script and home folder, if necessary
3) put user on appropriate distribution lists
4) log into computer as user
5) confirm drives mapped correctly
6) set up Outlook with appropriate archiving
7) add Bcc to view when composing new message
8) set up printers or confirm printers mapped correctly
9) make sure user has appropriate local permissions on computer (admin or standard/restricted)
10) confirm computer has latest updates/patches for OS and Office
11) confirm antivirus is up to date
12) configure default printer
13) configure VPN if needed
14) leave intro sheet for new user

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