Roaming Profiles Fail to update
Posted on 2007-10-21
Server: Windows 2003 SBS R2 w/SP2
After migrating to a new server, the roaming profiles failed to update for the users - meaning the folders in their profiles on the server didn't update if they added files to replicating folder on their workstations.
To work around this, I thought I would simply create a new profile share on the server and have them all create new profile folders. This doesn't work on existing accounts (the new folder is never created on the server), but if I create a new user account the profile folder is created perfectly. It should also be noted that once the profile folder has been created for a new user account, changing the roaming profile path to create a new profile folder doesn't work, as the folder is not created - it seems to only work once for new accounts. The new accounts (and the old ones) can browse to and see the profile data fine but it never updates as it should.
Bottom line - how can I get my old accounts to start creating roaming profile folders again?