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Redirect iTunes Library to different folder through Group Policy

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We have set Group Policy to redirect My Documents to our file server (2008).  This has been great, but we now face a major problem.  Many of our users have iTunes and therefore their music and movies end up on the server.  This is causing a space issue and we need to get those files off the server.  I know we can change the location through iTunes, but this will be terrible to do for a couple hundred users.  Is there a way we can use Group Policy to redirect the folder and then I can set the File Server Resource Management to block image/video files and others I do not want on the server.
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I know how to setup the FSRM on the server to block that file from being stored on the server, but I need to move iTunes so they do not have issues when using their iPhones and other devices.
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I would bet that your company policy does not support iTunes in the corporate environment.
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We have decided to send out a how to guide to move the itunes media files and will then set the FSRM.
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Decided to just send out a guide on how to move the media files in itunes and will enforce the FSRM at a set date.
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