Redirect My Documents back to local machine
Posted on 2009-12-30
Windows XP machines running in an SBS2008 domain. Current circumstances dictate that we turn off folder redirection and return the My Documents folder to default location on local machines.
This has worked fine for most machines but we are receiving the following error on a few that have failed. The following error is from Group Policy results on the server.
"Folder Redirection failed due to the error listed below.
This security ID may not be assigned as the owner of this object.
Additional information may have been logged. Review the Policy Events tab in the console or the application event log for events between 12/29/2009 2:29:08 PM and 12/29/2009 2:29:08PM."
This is the error (event 101) on the workstations
"Failed to perform redirection of folder My Documents. The new directories for the redirected folder could not be created. The folder is configured to be redirected to \\myserver\users\%username%, the final expanded path was \\myserver\users\johndoe. The following error occurred: This security ID may not be assigned as the owner of this object."