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Hi I have server 2008 R2. I have setup group policy to redirect users documents and desktop.  Some users have large amounts of data in these 2 places.  Around 20gb.  It takes around 15 minutes for the users to log in.  Any suggestions?
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Are you using folder redirection or roaming profiles?
Redirection should not affect logon time, but roaming profiles would.

Folder redirection.  I don't want to load another piece of backup software on my server.  Maybe I'll remove him from the folder redirection for the time being.  His account is not setup for roaming profile.

Are you on windows 7 ?  If so take a look at the event logs and look at the group policy event collection. This will give you a run time of the policies that are being applied and the total time it took to apply all policies.
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Windows 7. I have errors 6005, 6006.  I looked those up and he does have a login script that maps a couple of drives.  From what I've read I'll try and take that script out and see if that helps.

Where are these events logs being generated.  

In the standard location or under application > Microsoft > Windows > Group Policy

Just found out that this user is the only one having these problems with long log in times. Below is the event under application > Microsoft > Windows > Group Policy.

  - Provider

   [ Name]  Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy
   [ Guid]  {AEA1B4FA-97D1-45F2-A64C-4D69FFFD92C9}
   EventID 7016
   Version 0
   Level 2
   Task 0
   Opcode 2
   Keywords 0x4000000000000000
  - TimeCreated

   [ SystemTime]  2011-08-09T21:32:43.998673300Z
   EventRecordID 42512
  - Correlation

   [ ActivityID]  {E42DB79D-6DFD-45B8-84D0-0486B3A1A9A8}
  - Execution

   [ ProcessID]  1052
   [ ThreadID]  2056
   Channel Microsoft-Windows-GroupPolicy/Operational
   Computer paul-pc.ETI.local
  - Security

   [ UserID]  S-1-5-18

- EventData

  CSEElaspedTimeInMilliSeconds 1598917
  ErrorCode 1003
  CSEExtensionName Folder Redirection
  CSEExtensionId {25537BA6-77A8-11D2-9B6C-0000F8080861}

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Almost 2.5 mins it takes to process FRD.

That is a long time.

From the event viewer he started logging on at 4:21pm.  The event I listed above ended 4:32pm.  I'd say that's a long time.

Extermlly, but FRD is only showing that it is 2.5 mins of the 11 mins you are seeing.
THere are other Policies that are being applied that are adding up.

You need to see what they are.
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