troubleshooting Question

Folder redirection not working- may be GPO/AD ???

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I have just built a new DC with win2k server 2003. Client machines that were on an old DC have now been added to the new domain. There are 2 relevant shares on the new DC-
documents
profiles
The contents of these are their My Documents and Roaming Profile respectively that were copied from the old DC. Permissions have been reset on them such that the users are now the owners on those folders and have Full Control.
In the profile tab on Active Directory Users & Computers, users have been given a profile path \\newserver\profiles\%username% and a local path for their home folder of c:\documents\%username%

When I switch on verbose logging I get the following in userenv.log on the local machine

USERENV(2c0.2c4) 11:32:14:799 ReconcileFile: Unable to open temporary file
USERENV(2c0.b50) 11:33:07:565 GetGPOInfo:  Local GPO's gpt.ini is not accessible, assuming default state.
USERENV(2c0.b50) 11:33:32:440 ProcessGPOs: Extension Folder Redirection ProcessGroupPolicy failed, status 0x4ee.

When the user logs on they get the following messages in the local machine event log- 16 Userenv Information messages culminating in

Event Type:      Information
Event Source:      Userenv
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1031
Date:            18/09/2006
Time:            11:33:07
User:            NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer:      BLAH
Description:
Group Policy objects to be applied: "Default Domain Policy" .

and I then have 16 Folder Redirection Information Event ID 401 messages as below:

Entering folder redirection extension
Flags = 0x40
Group Policy Object name = {31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}
File system path = \\newdomain.com\sysvol\newdomain.com\Policies\{31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9}\User
Directory path = LDAP://CN=User,CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=newdomain,DC=com
Display name = Default Domain Policy
Found folder redirection settings for policy Default Domain Policy.
The user was found to be a member of the group s-1-1-0. The corresponding path was \\newserver\Documents\%username%.
Successfully obtained redirection data for My Documents, (Flags: 0x11).
Successfully obtained redirection data for My Pictures, (Flags: 0x2).
Successfully gathered folder redirection settings for policy Default Domain Policy.
Redirecting folder My Documents to \\newserver\Documents\%username%.


 and then ending with

Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Folder Redirection
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      106
Date:            18/09/2006
Time:            11:33:32
User:            NEWDOMAIN\fred
Computer:      BLAH
Description:
Failed to perform redirection of folder My Documents. The full source path was <\\oldserver\Documents\fred>. The full destination path was <\\newserver\Documents\fred>. At least one of the shares on which these paths lie is currently offline.



Event Type:      Error
Event Source:      Userenv
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      1085
Date:            18/09/2006
Time:            11:33:32
User:            NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM
Computer:      BLAH
Description:
The Group Policy client-side extension Folder Redirection failed to execute. Please look for any errors reported earlier by that extension.


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Note that I can browse the SYSVOL share from the client machine and see the contents of gpt.ini
I have the latest service packs on both client and server

I have tried deleting the local copy of the profile from the client machines but this has not fixed it.


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