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How do I set up a ts client to log into just a single folder with Win Server 2000?

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I have a client who is running Windows 2000 Server software.  They would like to have their remote office be able to log into just a single folder on the server with the ability to modify, copy and paste files into the folder.  I am able to login remotely using the terminal services client but have not been able to set it up to see just a single folder.  I am having no luck with the group policies settings.  What would be the correct way to set up a group policy for the remote user or can this be done?
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by:Henrik Johansson
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You can use GPO to hide drives, but not specific folders.
A workaround might be to use a logon script that executes SUBST to substitute a drive letter to the folder and configure the GPO to hide the other drives that the user isn't allowed to see.
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by:eprejean1
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I I were to add another hard drive to the server just for the remote site, I could hide all the other drives from that group in the gpo. Right?
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Yes, the policy for hiding drives is described in the following KB. The default sample in system.adm only includes a couple of drive combinations, but you can easily add your own options by following the instructions in the KB. Modify the ADM-file and import it into the GPO when editing it with GPMC.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/231289
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by:eprejean1
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I haven't been able to get the gpo to show up on windows server 2000 sp4
I wentto the addins section and tried to add it but it says local computer.
What am I missing?  Thanks for your help.
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by:eprejean1
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OK, I was able to drill down as the kb suggested to hide drives.  It doesn't mention if this will work with terminal services.  I am working on it.
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by:eprejean1
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Thanks for your help! I have a lot of questions but I will just have to work through some of them.  
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