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TS 2008 not redirecting Drives or printers

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My 2008 Terminal server is not redirecting my printers or my drives. I need to have my local mapped drives available when I log in via ts web apps. could someone help me resolve this issue. I have checked all the settings and googled it several times and no results.
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by:Eduardo Goicovich
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Check rdp connection settings on server
http://www.chicagotech.net/RemoteAccess/printredirection1.htm


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by:CCC-Ravens
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I wish it were that simple I have checked all my settings and it was working yesterday, but today when I logon to the TS both RDP or through Web apps no drives or printers from my local machine.
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Do you have group policy settings in effect?
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by:CCC-Ravens
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It is on the domain, and subject to the domain policy's but it was working yesterday and I have not changed anything on the domain server in group policy
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by:Ackles
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Alright, if nothing has changed then something has broken.
Can you please run RSOP from server & see what is desired behavior?
I would suggest that you enable this policy on Domain level, it is always good practice:

Computer Configuration | Policies | Administrative Templates | System | Logon Always wait for the network at computer startup and logon policy

Also, are you the only admin or someone else has rights to do something? Maybe, someone made some changes?

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by:CCC-Ravens
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The Terminal server is not the domain controller where group policy is set, do you want me to change the settings in the domain controller or the terminal server
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by:Ackles
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The GPO is always on DC, just put TS in OU & apply the GPO to it.
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by:CCC-Ravens
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ok I did as you requested and added the always wait for network policy. and still even though I have selected bring local drives and printers to the remote session none of them show up at all.
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by:Ackles
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Did you check the settings on RDP connection? In local resources?
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by:CCC-Ravens
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I have checked all the settings on the TS as far as connections go and as best I can tell they are all pointing to bringing these local resources to the TS. However even when I check the box on login to brin g the printers and drives it doesn't. I am not sure what else could be the problem
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Then the only problem is that you have checked on TS server itself to disallow them, if as u say no GPO is restricting them.
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Go in Admin tools on TS Server then the first folder for RDS & remote desktop configuration   On the right side u will see the server, right click it & go to properties & then u can see it.
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Can you also please see that you Block inheritance on the OU where you have put the TS, just to be sure that nothing from top is getting pushed.
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by:CCC-Ravens
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I have checked there maybe this will help
 ts settings more ts settings
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In the second picture u have drives & printer disabled.
Uncheck them & all is good.
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by:CCC-Ravens
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Man do I feel stupid, I read that wrong thought it said enable these devices
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Don't , that's why they say two pair of eyes is better than one.
Glad it helped & thanks for points.
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