Migrating mobile home folders

What would be the best way to permanently migrate a network user's home folder(and account information) to a laptop?
Thanks

Hi
For that user (or users) define the appropriate settings in the Mobility Preference in WorkGroup Manager. On next login that user will be given the choice to create a Mobile Account. Choosing the appropriate option will then download from the Server to that particular Client Workstation all of that users' server based home folder.
Once downloaded - or more appropriately 'cached' - access the Accounts Preferences Pane on that workstation and make that user a local administrator if this is what is desired? If there is no requirement for any other account on that workstation, delete those accounts.
Once you've verified all of the data has been transferred to the local drive and if there is no further need for it, delete the home folder from the Server. I would leave the server based account because this may still be needed if that user wants to access other Services the Server is offering. Again I'm assuming this is something you'd want?
As ever try and have a current backup in place of that users' data as a just in case.
HTH?
Tony

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