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Fileserver Migration what to do with offline folders?

Posted on 2006-11-23
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Hi,

I´m going to do a fileserver migration. The problem is that alot of people uses offline folders on their PC. And if I change their homefolder to the new server the offline sync will not work. Whats the best sollution ?


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The offline folder setting is in the registry. If you are moving from server A to server B then simply rollout out a registry change that changes server A to B.
Or you could reuse the server name and IP address to ensure nothing is affected by your migration.
Or you could simple warn people and ask them to re-establish the Offline folders.
Also, see http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsServer/en/library/ff484f0e-a8a6-40a4-837e-baed1edfbf881033.mspx?mfr=true for details of how to change the redirection files.

Hope this helps
Barny
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