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SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER

Ok, the environment variable SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER for the Softgrid Client is a small pain in the ass… but there are a few ways around it.

Adidas

The “easy” way is to use Adidas-net…

Pros: No extra tools needed.
Cons: You ware out your sneakers.

Right click computer.
Properties.
Advanced.
Environment variables
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The tools can be found at adidas.com

setx.exe

The utility setx.exe that can be found in the Windows 2000 Resource Kit and on later versions of Windows the tool is included.

Pros: You can use this in a loginscript.
Cons: Loginscripts sucks.

IF EXIST %SystemRoot%\System32\setx.exe SETX SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER softgrid.snowland.se

The utility can be found at microsoft.com/downloads/

Group Policy

The (imho) best way is to use a GPO to manage the setting. There are a few ADM-temlates for the Softgrid Client, but if you only want the environment variable, here are an example.

Pros: Easy to manage.
Cons: You need a ADM-template

The ADM-template can be found below:

CLASS USER
CATEGORY "Snowland"
	CATEGORY "SoftGrid Client"
	KEYNAME "Environment"
		POLICY "Windows Environment Variable"
			EXPLAIN "Set SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER as a user variable"
			PART "set SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER=" EDITTEXT
				VALUENAME "SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER"
			END PART
		END POLICY
	END CATEGORY
END CATEGORY

CLASS MACHINE
CATEGORY "Snowland"
	CATEGORY "SoftGrid Client"
		POLICY "Windows Environment Variable"
			KEYNAME "SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment"
			EXPLAIN "Set SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER as a system variable"
			PART "set SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER=" EDITTEXT
				VALUENAME "SFT_SOFTGRIDSERVER"
			END PART
		END POLICY
	END CATEGORY
END CATEGORY

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