Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 279
  • Last Modified:

Folder Redirection


I have a server named LufkinData1  and another server named SanData1  
they are connected with an OC3
I want my San Users to be able to use the Public folder which is on LufkinData1. But it look like the folder is on SanData1

Example:
They navigate to \\SanData1\Public\HRDocuments the Public folder will redirect them to \\LufkinData1\Public\HRDocuments.

This is a highly critical project so please any answers ASAP would be appreciated.
0
Klint_turney
Asked:
Klint_turney
  • 2
1 Solution
 
PberSolutions ArchitectCommented:
The solution could be as simple as placing a shortcut link to \\LufkinData1\Public\HRDocuments in the \\SanData1\Public\HRDocuments the Public folder.
0
 
Klint_turneyAuthor Commented:
The problem with that the FOLDER has to be redirected for this program to work.
0
 
PberSolutions ArchitectCommented:
You can try using subst, but that is drive based.

A Distributed File System (DFS) might work in this situation: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/techinfo/overview/dfs.mspx
0
 
Sam PanwarSr. Server AdministratorCommented:
Hi,

help about folder redirection--
Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Group Policy

Description
Determines when folder redirection policies are updated.

This policy affects all policies that use the folder redirection component of Group Policy, such as those in WindowsSettings\Folder Redirection. You can only set folder redirection policy for Group Policy objects stored in Active Directory, not for Group Policy objects on the local computer.

http://groups.google.co.in/group/microsoft.public.backoffice.smallbiz2000/browse_thread/thread/ee7272ae68664177/52447dc89867ba77?lnk=st&q=how+to+Folder+Redirection&rnum=3&hl=en#52447dc89867ba77
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now