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Desktop Director – Pre-populating The Domain Name Field

Desktop Director – Pre-populating The Domain Name Field

Introduction

This article provides details of how to pre-populate the Domain Name field on the Desktop Director log on page.

Editing The LogOn.aspx File

The first step of pre-populating the Domain Name field on the Desktop Director log on page is to edit the Logon.aspx page.

To edit the Logon.aspx file perform the following steps :-

  • In Windows Explorer navigate to the following folder :-

C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\DesktopDirector

  • Edit the file Logon.aspx and search for the line shown below :-

<asp:TextBox ID=”Domain” runat=”server” CssClass=”text-box”></asp:TextBox>

  • Modify the line and add in Text=”Your NetBIOS Domain Name” where shown below :-

<asp:TextBox ID=”Domain” runat=”server” Text=”NetBIOS Domain Name” CssClass=”text-box”></asp:TextBox>

E.G. <asp:TextBox ID=”Domain” runat=”server” Text=”example”CssClass=”text-box”></asp:TextBox> if your NetBIOS Domain Namewas example

  • Save and close the file

Restart The World Wide Web Publishing Service

The next step is to restart the World Wide Web Publishing Servicethrough the Services.msc

Confirm The Modification

Once the World Wide Web Publishing Service has been restarted navigate to the Desktop Director logon page and confirm that the Domain filed is now pre-populated with your NetBIOS Domain Name.