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How do I stop local copies of a users profile from being created on every Terminal Server in a farm?

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Hello.  I'm just starting to use Terminal Server Profiles - as opposed to local profiles on a Terminal Server.  I seem to have it working OK, but on every server in the farm where a user logs in, a local copy of the users profile is reated that mirrors the copy in the shared location.

For instance:  I have: \\FileServer\profiles set up as the shared location for all user profiles.  This maps to Drive W.  I have a user "Jason" that has a profile in w:\jason.  This works great.

When "Jason" logs into terminal server1, the profile on drive W: is copied to c:\docs and settings\jason
When "Jason" logs into terminal server2, the profile is also copied to c:\docs and settings\jason on this server.  

Both servers are running Citrix 4.0, although I dont think this is a Citrix issue.

All changes seem to be working OK - both servers all get the right profile.

How do i stop the locally created profiesl?  It seems to be a waste of disk space and IO traffic to update them.

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