Terminal Server -- can't find Folder Redirection group policy item
Posted on 2008-10-01
Hi, I have just installed a new Terminal Server to a domain with a single DC running Server 2003. When users log in remotely to the Terminal Server (TS), I'd like to store all user data on a network share on our main DC/file server. While I do have this working, while on the TS I don't see any group policy items for Folder Redirection; so, I have to manually redirect each user's My Documents by logging in as each user. I'd like this to be automated via Group Policy.
I'm sure if I went to my DC and looked in Group Policy that I'd find Folder Redirection--however I don't want to redirect folders for users logging in through their regular desktops, I just want to have this occur when they log onto the Terminal Server (local to the TS). Is there any way to do this via Group Policy? Why isn't Folder Redirection listed under TS: Local Policy > User Configuration > Windows Settings?
I should mention that in Active Directory I do see a tab for "Terminal Services Profile" but this looks like it's only for redirecting the Profile and Home directory. I want to redirect the local My Documents folder whenever a user logs into TS.