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Offline Files- Proper Configuration ?

I have mapped the our users My Documents folder to H:\ and map H:\ to a network drive share.  Then I set up offline files to maintain a local copy.  However, if I am on the network and then pull the network cable, I can't see a local copy of my data.  Am I not looking at this or testing properly?

I did find quite a few documents and the like, however, they all seem to say this is the porper way to config.  Any help appreciated...

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mikeleebrlaCommented:
you shouldn't "See" a local copy of the data at all... it is all handled "in the background"  IE its transparent to the user so as not to confuse the user.  So if the cable is unplugged and you place a file in the "H" drive, it is acually storing it locally even though it doesn't look like. Next time a sync is scheduled (or done manually) and you are online the files will sych with the actuall H drive files.
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smeekAuthor Commented:
When we tried to access the H:\ drive with the cable disconnected, it said it could not connect to H: at all.  Since I could not see the drive, I don't think I could drop a document in.  The need is that if a server is down, user can still access their documents.

Steve
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
do you have it marked as an offline file?  do you have the little blue/white recycle looking symbol on the folder?
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smeekAuthor Commented:
Yes.
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mikeleebrlaCommented:
i would try undoing what you have done and try making a FOLDER offline, rather than the whole mapped drive and see what results you get.
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