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Setting up X300 stations to auto-connect and auto-log in after

system boot up.


First step: Create local accounts (users)
To create a large number of users in an easy way, create and execute the batch file described
bellow. Otherwise, invoke Windows Control Panel and use User options to create or edit new
users.
Batch file instructions:
1. Login on Host PC as user with administrator privileges
2. Open Notepad
3. Copy and paste this into notepad
Note: this will create 7 new users (to created less copy and paste less, to create more users,
add more lines )
rem copy from here ---rem this creates a local account with the name studentx and the password studentx (where x=1 thru 100)
net user student1 student1 /ADD
net user student2 student2 /ADD
net user student3 student3 /ADD
net user student4 student4 /ADD
net user student5 student5 /ADD
net user student6 student6 /ADD
net user student7 student7 /ADD
rem copy to here ----1. From with Notepad click File/Save As
2. Save the file to the desktop as addusers.bat
3. Exit Notepad
4. Double-click the addusers.bat on the desktop and it will add the users you desired to be
created in a few seconds.
Note: The newly created users will only be members of the Users group, with limited
privileges.

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Second step: Enable stations to auto-start after system boot


Open Nconsole utility, located under Program Files start menu
Click on Local Settings
Choose Information and settings
Choose System settings
Change Start Stations at boot? key value to Yes (it is the default).
The screen should look like this:

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Third step: Enable user auto-login at pre-set stations.


Open Nconsole utility, under Start Menu, Program Files
Click on Local Settings
Choose Sessions
Choose the Station Settings tab on the right-hand side of the screen.
Input the local user id and password for that Station and make sure the appropriate check boxes
are checked (screen shot)
Note: You can force a station to run a certain program (and only it) after User Login. Just fill the
appropriate boxes on this same screen.
The screen should look like this (for auto-login users that belong to the local machine):

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Domain users can also be automatically logged in to a station.


To do this, start Nconsole utility under Program Files menu
Click on Local Settings
Choose Sessions
Choose the Station Settings tab on the right-hand side of the screen.
On the Username box, type the Domain name followed by a \ and the user id. The user
password for that domain should go into the box immediately under.
Make sure the appropriate check boxes are checked (see example)

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