Server 2008 R2 Document Folder Redirection GPO
Results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: Server 2008 R2 Document Folder Redirection GPO

  1. #1
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    Location
    Medicine Hat Alberta
    Posts
    144

    Server 2008 R2 Document Folder Redirection GPO

    So i've noticed a strange behavior in the user policies of Server 2008.

    Here is what doesn't work:

    Document Properties GPO - Basic Redirect everyone's folder to the same location

    Target Folder location: Create a folder for each user under the root path
    Root path: \\servername\users$

    It indicates that the folder will be redirected to: \\servername\users$\Clair

    If I remove the dollar sign it shows the proper path of \\servername\users\Clair\My Documents

    How can I keep the share hidden and still have the my documents folder created under the users folder? This was possible on Server 2003 and prior. What's going on?

    Oddly enough if I don't end the file path with a hidden share I can do the redirection properly.
    The new path I am using is \\servername\userdata$\users
    Which results in having a redirection location of: \\servername\userdata$\users\Clair\My Documents

    Frustrating!
    Last edited by pbolduc; February 11th, 2011 at 06:54 PM.

Similar Threads

  1. [RESOLVED] 70-240: LETS DO THIS!!
    By 70-240 in forum Certification
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: February 20th, 2012, 03:35 AM
  2. Can access folder on server but can't map to
    By solana in forum Windows Server 2003 & Windows Home Server
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: December 2nd, 2004, 11:59 AM
  3. Someone uploaded unnamed folder to my ftp server
    By scsdouglas in forum Networking
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: May 17th, 2004, 09:01 AM
  4. document folder in start menu
    By anyone in forum Tech Tips
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: July 2nd, 2001, 05:04 AM
  5. [RESOLVED] W2K SP2??
    By Bjorn in forum Windows NT/2000
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: February 17th, 2001, 12:58 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •