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How do roaming profiles work with Citrix

I have a Citrix farm (Pres 4.0) with 10 W2K3 servers; (we are using the WI for all client acces).  I have the terminal sevices roaming profile group policy in place (with loopback processing enabled), which seems to work well.  My question is this - it appears that when a client is logging in, a profile gets created on the server in which the GP specifies, but ALSO on the actual Citrix server in which they are logged into.  It also appears that the 'local profile' which gets created on the Citrix server itself actually dissappears after the client logs off.  Is this by design, or is there something incredibly wrong with my environment?  

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8/22/2022 - Mon

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Thanks oBdA, this helps tremendously (I thought I was going crazy ;-).  Since I am only publishing an application and not a desktop, does the redirect commentary still apply?

Depends on the application. If the users create data on it and have the ability to store it somewhere (like Office), then it would make sense to at least redirect "My Documents"; most programs open this folder by default, and that could prevent potential problems with users saving files in their profile.
In addition, you can restrict the profile size (maximum restricted size is 30MB) in User Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\User Profiles.

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Okay, gotcha.  Thanks again!