Solved

Folder Redirection Group Policy Not updating My docs information following SBS2003 to SBS2011 Migration

Posted on 2011-03-18
4
2,239 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hi

We have recently migrated to WIndows SBS 2011 from SBS 2003.

All went very well accept the My Documents Folder Redirection Policy is not updating on the client machines.

We have force updated group policy on the client machines and have checked that it has been applied however the policy is still not updating the actual location of the my documents folder.

The old group policy objects have been removed and we are now a little stuck.

Any help grately appreiciated.

NeilParbrook
0
Comment
Question by:NeilParbrook
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:nappy_d
ID: 35164368
On you Windows client, if you run RSOP.msc, what policies are applied?
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:NeilParbrook
ID: 35164463
Hi

The policy Error info states...

Folder Redirection Failed due to the error listed below.
Cannot complete this function.

Thats it!!
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
nappy_d earned 500 total points
ID: 35164531
What version is the Windows client?

Have you checked the Windows event viewer for further errors?
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:NeilParbrook
ID: 35164754
Hi nappy_d

Had I had looked at the event log I would have seen the proble with the old my docs location and fixed it!!!

I didn't do that and thanks very much for pointing it out.

Great Stuff.

Neil
0

Featured Post

The Ultimate Checklist to Optimize Your Website

Websites are getting bigger and complicated by the day. Video, images, custom fonts are all great for showcasing your product/service. But the price to pay in terms of reduced page load times and ultimately, decreased sales, can lead to some difficult decisions about what to cut.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A quick step-by-step overview of installing and configuring Carbonite Server Backup.
Possible fixes for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 updating problem. Solutions mentioned are from Microsoft themselves. I started a case with them from our Microsoft Silver Partner option to open a case and get direct support from Microsoft. If s…
This tutorial will give a an overview on how to deploy remote agents in Backup Exec 2012 to new servers. Click on the Backup Exec button in the upper left corner. From here, are global settings for the application such as connecting to a remote Back…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question