New forum user here. Please excuse me if this has been asked before, but I cannot find it. (And my eyes are crossing from looking!)
I am a network admin and I have been using VNC across my network for years, from version 3.x to RealVNC, and now I am planning on upgrading to UltraVNC. Right now, using RealVNC, I have a regedit file that I click on before installing RealVNC and all the settings, passwords, and prefs are installed automatically. I am trying to get it that simple with Ultra. It may not be possible, but I can try...
I want to use the New MS Login because I see definite advantages for me if it all works, and it looks like it should. I have about 230 client PCs, (currently WinXP,) spread over 8 locations, and about 20 servers to make this work on. There are about 20 machines that have different passwords because over the years it became advantageous to have specific users log into them to do their jobs. Ultra should be perfect. I already know I will have to configure the 20 oddballs and the servers manually, but I don't want to have to do every one manually. I want to automate the other 210. (Ideally, my co-workers could install it without knowing exactly what to do. Run the batch file and say goodnight.)
I want the default installation to include a domain admin group, "Domain Admins". Simple enough. I set up the group in AD, configured the groups, and I can import the settings from one machine to another easily enough via a reg file. Worked perfect on test PCs.
I ALSO need the local admin account to be in there by default so I do not have to manually configure it on 250 machines. If I include "UserPC#1\administrator" in the reg file, it is an unknown user on the next PC.
Has anyone else tried to do this? Anyone figured a way around it? Some way to make the local admin account a valid login account without doing it manually on each workstation? Is there a way to say "$thiscomputer$\administrator" so it can be copied to other PCs via a reg file or other method??
Thanks in advance for any help and suggestions I get.