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Setting IE Home Page and Starting IE after User Logins Using Kaseya. Developed By: Paola Nunez Advisor : Dr. S. Masoud Sadjadi School of Computing and Information Sciences Florida International University [email protected] http://www.cs.fiu.edu/~sadjadi/ . Agenda. Problem and Motivation

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Setting ie home page and starting ie after user logins using kaseya

Setting IE Home Page and Starting IE after User Logins Using Kaseya

Developed By: Paola Nunez

Advisor : Dr. S. Masoud SadjadiSchool of Computing and Information SciencesFlorida International University

[email protected]

http://www.cs.fiu.edu/~sadjadi/


Agenda

Agenda

  • Problem and Motivation

  • Solution

  • Behind the Scene

  • Customizing the Solution

  • Disclaimer

  • Progress Report


Problem and motivation

Problem and Motivation:

  • A company is trying to connect all office locations by installing a whole new intranet system

  • The system will work as a social media network within the company, where employees will be able to update project status, announce important news etc.

  • The operations officers have asked the IT department to have Internet Explorer open automatically to the new intranet site every time a user logs into their workstation


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Solution

Solution

  • Using Kaseya, I will create a agent procedure that will open Internet Explorer with the new intranet web site as it’s default page, every time a user logs on into their work station


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Behind the scene

Behind the Scene

  • By adding the programs to the Run keys in the Registry

  • You can start a programs from executing at boot up by adding them to the run Keys in the Registry

    • The script goes to the Run Key

      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\Run

    • As the value data I entered the path to the executable file for Internet Explorer

      • C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe


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Customizing the solution

Customizing the Solution

  • Make Internet Explorer the default internet browser

  • Create an alert so the IT department knows whenever an user changes their default internet browser and default home page


Disclaimer

Disclaimer

  • Has only been tested on Windows XP Pro

  • If Internet Explorer executable file it’s expected location then agent procedure will not work

    • C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe


Progress report

Progress Report

  • Created script to open Internet Explorer whenever the user logs on, and sets the home page to the new intranet site

  • Currently testing on different computers

  • Find why the agent does not work on all workstations

  • Create a script to make Internet Explorer the default internet browser


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