Automatically connect client computers to the server

This procedure refers to client computers running Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000 Professional. To connect client computers running earlier versions of Windows, see Related Topics.

Before joining client computers to the network, start the Set Up Computer Wizard to add computer accounts to the computer running Windows Small Business Server 2003. For more information, see Using the Set Up Computer Wizard.

From the client computer:

  1. Open Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. In the address bar, type http://servername/connectcomputer, where servername is the name of the computer running Windows Small Business Server.
  3. Click Connect to the network now.
  4. Follow the instructions in the Client Network Setup Wizard to:
    • Assign users to the client computer.
    • Migrate user profiles.
    • Choose a computer name for the client computer.
    • Join the client computer to the Windows Small Business Server domain.

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