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Method for Creating a User ID, Modeled after Another User ID on a LAN Server 1.2 using the REXX Procedure Language

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000108063D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-22
Document File: 1 page(s) / 50K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Easter, CC: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Whereas LAN Server 1.0 provided a method for modeling a user, the LAN Server 1.2 and 1.3 products do not have this capability. Modeling a user provides the LAN administrator a quick way of creating a user ID which has different characteristics from the model user ID and iden tical logon profile. The logon profile contains logon assignments for file, print and serial devices and an application presentation list which is dynamically added to the workstation interface.

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Method for Creating a User ID, Modeled after Another User ID on a LAN Server 1.2 using the REXX Procedure Language

       Whereas LAN Server 1.0 provided a method for modeling a
user, the LAN Server 1.2 and 1.3 products do not have this
capability.  Modeling a user provides the LAN administrator a quick
way of creating a user ID which has different characteristics from
the model user ID and iden tical logon profile.  The logon profile
contains logon assignments for file, print and serial devices and an
application presentation list which is dynamically added to the
workstation interface.

      The method for creating this solution involves the use of the
REXX programming language and OS/2* commands and LAN Server commands.
These commands are contained in a CMD file which is executed after
the LAN Administrator logs on to the LAN Server domain.

      The program is an interactive one, prompting the administrator
for the name of the domain controller server. The server name is
validated and, in the case where the administrator has configured the
workstation to recognize other domains, the administrator can manage
multiple LAN Server domains with this program.

      The program presents a menu where the administrator can select
to do one of the following:
           See a list of the defined users
           See details about a single user
           Delete a user
           Create a user, using a model

      T...