Folder redirection issues SBS 2008

HELP... Completed migration from sbs 2003 to sbs 2008.  I demoted the old server and i think a policy got left in AD or something.. I turned on folder redirection and move the old server user data to the appropriate new folder, but now weird issues. New test users seem to work fine with desktop and document redirection with the default folder redirection policy. Migrated users is a different story. Some work, most dont. The desktop redirection seems to work across the board, but not documents redirection.  
OK example client PC1 ihas a promary user 1.  User 1 logs into client PC1 and it tries to scronize to the old server. My Document errors out with path to old server.
If i login into client OC1 as user 2 i dont get the old server sync, but i have local documents and server redirected desktop!!

Old server is offline and unplugged.
all responces are appreciated!!

T
Tonyc92007Asked:
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Olaf De CeusterConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Known issues (go slow mode) in SBS 2008. Due to task offloading issues.
Easy fixed with 4 x commands I sent you.
Please have a look in the redirect GPO's (There are 3 x) and set the /change the target folder there.
If you can change it manually it can be done with a GP.
Maybe there is an old GPO from previous installation. (You did use the http://connect to join workstations?)
Also workstations TCP/IP settings are set to automatic?
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
I found something else...the redirect fails on the client because it cannot find the oldsrvr to redirect from..i wonder if i can turn old server and rename it back to itselff....then share a folder that is the same but empty....

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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
On workstations please delete the offline folders/store (All redirect) If you tell me what your OS for workstations I can tell you how to.
Then just import Data in My Documents on worktstions and in Command prompt type gpupdate/force. Restart twice.
Hope that helps,
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
Deleted offline files on workstation.  Dissabled ofline files, and have done gpupdate/force.

WS evenet viewer states could not complete folder redirect because could not locate \\oldserver\user\my docements.....
Workstations are XP Pro...35 total
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sgoeldnerCommented:
Reinitialize Offline files, not delete files.  Reinitilaize by opening Windows Explorer, Tools, Folder options - click offline files tab, press and hold SHIFT and Ctrl, and click Delete files.  This will reinitialize the offline files cache, eliminating the link to the old server.

Next, to allow each user access to their new folders to generate the new "My Documents", "Desktop", etc., you must make certain that user is the owner of the folder (not the domain administrator), and have full acces to the folder.  They do not necessarily have to exclusive rights, although it is default in SBS 2008.

Good luck
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
As sqoeldner said: You have to do the Shift + Delete.
If will ask you to confirm and will need to restart.
Re permissions: If you import into the My documents on workstations and you said the redirect is working on new users you will find the permissions are correct.
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
Still getting this error in client side event viewer.
"Failed to perform redirection of folder My Documents. The full source path was <\\oldsrvr\Users\user\My Documents>. The full destination path was <\\newserver\RedirectedFolders\newserver\My Documents>.
 At least one of the shares on which these paths lie is currently offline."

The client PC offline folders were reset via crtl-shift Delete, yet still there is no sync with the new GPO to the new server!!




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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
On one workstation:
Delete offline cahe (Shift + Delete)
Join a workgroup and restart.
Run the connect computer wizard: http://connect and restart 3 x times.
This will tell me what's going on.
If it works the issue is with the workstations if not issue is with the server and I'll get you to do a few things.
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
i believe it is a server issue, but i dont really have any workstations i can remove from the domain for any time....they are being used, and i dont want to loose their profile settings and such..

i have looked through all GPO in 2008, but i cant find any references to the old server..

anywhere else on the servwer i can look into?
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Please post Ipconfig/all of server and one workstation.
Let start at the start.
PS> You can just copy the profile accross, no big deal.
I' d love you to try the workstation first.
It will tell us without a doubt where to look for the issue. (as opposed to chasing our tails)
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Users\admin>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : mydomainserver
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : mydomain.local
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : mydomain.local

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/1000 PM Network Connection
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-30-48-BE-E9-52
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::c914:9b89:e745:1a4d%10(Preferred)
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::df1f:506c:622f:5720%10(Preferred)
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.6(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
   DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 251670600
   DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-13-37-16-3B-00-30-48-BE-E9-5

   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fe80::df1f:506c:622f:5720%10
                                       192.168.1.6
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 8:

   Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : isatap.{1240FDEE-CE7F-4C0C-9B60-96B45039
E4D}
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0

Server above

now the workstation
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\lnix>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : wss55
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . : mydomain.local
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcast
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : mydomain.local
                                            mydomain.local

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : mydomain.local
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connecti
on
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-19-D1-8B-9A-2E
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.128
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
        DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.6
        DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.6
        Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Monday, April 05, 2010 8:43:35 PM
        Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, April 05, 2010 9:43:35 PM

ok..above is all the IPCONFIG info....dont think its much help


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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Nope all looks good except for the use of a Pro 1000 Nic.
Please open an elevated C:\ and paste following lines one by one.

netsh int ip set global taskoffload=disabled
netsh int tcp set global congestion=none
netsh int tcp set global autotuning=disabled
netsh int tcp set global rss=disabled

After doing that run GPupdate/force on ws and restart.

Also run the two following lines (elevated) and uninstall all greyed out NIC's if there is any:
set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
start devmgmt.msc
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
Run the four netsh on server or on ws?
What the se with the second disabled Nic? If I reme.ber correctly it is disabled and it cannot be removed in the bios.
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Run on server please. The issue is the Gigabit Intel Nic.

I forgot to add:
Also run the two following lines (elevated) and uninstall all greyed out NIC's if there is any:
set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
start devmgmt.msc
"Show hidden devices and remove greyed out Nics."
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
ok, i have nosync with the oldserver anymore, but serveral MyDoc links are still looking to the \\oldserver\unser\my documents

i cant change the target manually, so do i have to hack at th registry to fix?

whats the prolbem with the onboard server board nics?  
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
ok..thanks..ill look into this next week..im out of town for a few days..thanks for all the help...close to complete now!
T
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JustinGSEIWICommented:
Tony,

I had a similar issue and it was resolved by going into the redirected my documents GPO settings tab and then un checking the box that is called "Move contents of my documents to the new location." Try this and let me know if it works for you.

Justin
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
ok..i was able to kill the old redirect with reinitalize offiles files.  But thenn the my docs link still looked to old server..i then created a new GPO to rewrite the "Personal" registry line to point to the new server redirrected files....finally everyhtnig worlked!!!

What a pain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dont think ill ever migrate again...just new load and pst all old email out!!

Thanks olafdc and all that helped...
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
Thanks man....helped me greatly..
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Olaf De CeusterCommented:
Don't you love those computers.
You'll see next migration will be just fine.
Glad it all worked out.
Thanks
Olaf
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Tonyc92007Author Commented:
Thanks olaf. And for the heads up on the nic issues..any way I can test them after the netsh commands?  Prior to the commaands several users comlaining of general slow clients. But who's to tell what slow is.  Users Always complain!

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