Home folders/offline files

I have created a policy to redirect everyones MYDOCUMENTS to their homefolder, I had to do it using the policy to move it to specify directory since the "move to homefolder option did not work" . But my concern is that if people start logging on different computers will the computers fill up with their synchronized files. so if someone has a 1gb mydocuments folders and starts to log in every computer. will every computer he goes to will have an extra gig?
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You can disable the permission to use offline files on the share for the users-folder.

Open the properties of the share on the server and set the option that no offline files are allowed...
i agree with JBlond... as long as you have offline files enabled and they have their "my documents" home folder set to be used offline, then yes it will store the folder locally on every computer they log into (since that is the whole purpose of offline folders)  the only way around this is to not enable offline folders
comteknAuthor Commented:
Is there a location where windows keeps the offlines files for the particular user, the users dont usually log somewhere else but I just want to be sure where to delete the files from the users that have logged on a PC.

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Offline Files are stored in the %systemroot%\CSC directory. As the files are not stored under their normal name, I wouldn't recommend to delete the files directly.

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Another option is maybe to set up disk quotas to limit the available space for the users on the workstations..

You could go Set the following in group policy

Group Policy --User Configuration -- Administrative Templates -- Network -- Offline Files

"Do not automatically make redirected files avalible offline" -- Enabled


Group Policy --Computer Configuration -- Administrative Templates -- Network -- Offline Files

"At Logoff, Delete Local Copy of user's offline files" - Enabled

comteknAuthor Commented:
They are all good options, but i guess Ill just delete those offline files,if any PC gets full. I cant use the policy options cause it will defeat the purpose for our situation. Thanx for all the help
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