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Cannot Disable Offline Files winthin Windows Server 2003

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When I access Offline File Option to disable it everything is greyed out.  I have full administrative rights to system and have disable Offline File use through group policy.  Server currently hosts Exchange Server 2003.  Any ideas on why I cannot disable this feature?
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by:mikeleebrla
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as you stated in your question it has been disabled through group policy.  are you trying to disable it twice?
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by:sansiveri
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I tried as a test to disable it through group policy but it is still active.  
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by:mikeleebrla
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ok,, in 2003 you can diable offline files in 2 ways:
you can disallow it right on the share itself (ie per share)
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you can disallow it via group policy (ie per user/computer)

which are you trying to do?
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by:sansiveri
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I am trying to disable it on the server itself.  It will not allow a Remote Desktop Connection while offline files is active.
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mikeleebrla earned 750 total points
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hold on,, that is the first time you mentioned ANYTHING about RDC.  are you having trouble with RDC?  if you are please post another question about RDS as this question is about offline files.

i know you are trying to disable it on the server, there is no other way, i will ask again:

ok,, in 2003 you can diable offline files in 2 ways:
you can disallow it right on the share itself (ie per share)
OR
you can disallow it via group policy (ie per user/computer)

which are you trying to do?
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by:sansiveri
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I going to close out this question because I need to include thie issue of RDC with regard to offline files option.
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