troubleshooting Question

Folder Re-Direction

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NickyWhitehouse asked on
Windows Server 2003
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I am trying to redirect users' 'My Documents' folders to their home folder using Group Policies with Windows Server 2003.

I have set my local user's home folder to be H: connecting to their home directory (through Active Directory Users and Computers).

I have edited the Group Policy for Users Windows Settins to redirect My Documents to users home folders.

When I reboot and logon, My Event log has this error in it on the client's side:
Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Folder Redirection
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      112
Date:            2/16/2006
Time:            9:03:02 AM
User:            SKYLINEBC\nicky
Computer:      NICKY
Description:
Failed to perform redirection of folder My Documents. The files for the redirected folder could not be moved to the new location. The folder is configured to be redirected to <\\%HOMESHARE%%HOMEPATH%>.  Files were being moved from <C:\Documents and Settings\nicky.SKYLINEBC.000\My Documents> to <\\fileserver01\home$\Nicky>. The following error occurred while copying <C:\Documents and Settings\nicky.SKYLINEBC.000\My Documents\ACT> to <\\fileserver01\home$\Nicky\ACT>:
The security descriptor structure is invalid.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

and on the Server side, this error in the event log:

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Folder Redirection
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      107
Date:            2/16/2006
Time:            9:40:25 AM
User:            SKYLINEBC\administrator
Computer:      FILESERVER01
Description:
Failed to perform redirection of folder My Documents. The folder is configured to be redirected from <C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\My Documents> to <>. The following error occurred:
The specified path is invalid.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

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