Group Policy Redirection

Posted on 2009-05-01
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I'm trying to setup redirection in Windows Server Std 2003.  I have created a group policy and JUST setup redirection, but it seems that it does not work.  

To test, I logged in as a user, added a shortcut to the desktop, logged off, then went to a different station, logged in as the same user, and the shortcut is not there.

In the shared folder, I see the user's folder but can't access to see if it is indeed redirecting.

Any ideas?
Question by:pjbakhtiar
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    Depending on the settings you may need to login a few times to get it to work
    "...Because background refresh is the default behavior in Windows XP, Folder Redirection and Software Installation might require as many as three logons to apply changes.

    This behavior exists because Folder Redirection and Software Installation cannot apply during an asynchronous or background application of policy. Folder Redirection can be applied only when processed synchronously..."

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