Solved

Folder Redirection / Offline Files GPO

Posted on 2011-09-26
4
806 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I am creating an GPO where certain folders are redirected to a folder on a server and was wondering if this policy and it's settings are valid:
new gpo -> Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Administrative Templates -> Network -> Offline Files -> Administratively assigned offline files: Enabled.
FIles and Folders: Show... \\Servername\Users\%USERNAME%

I have a shared folder named Users and inside of this folder every Authenticated User who logs into the Domain has various folders redirected into the Users folder/Username folder (I.E \\Servername\Users\jdoe\Documents

Is  "\\Servername\Users\%USERNAME%" a valid setting or do i need to itemize every single person who logs in individually into this policy?

IE:
\\Servername\Users\jdoe\
\\Servername\Users\rschleply
\\Servername\Users\alincoln
etc

0
Comment
Question by:Fureio
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:Ackles
Ackles earned 150 total points
ID: 36600989
See the part : Setting up Folder Redirections using Group Policy

http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2010/08/best-practice-roaming-profiles-and-folder-redirection-a-k-a-user-virtualization/

Please tell if you need further clarification?

A
0
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Stelian Stan earned 100 total points
ID: 36600995
YES, that's the correct setting:  "\\Servername\Users\%USERNAME%"
0
 
LVL 11

Assisted Solution

by:Ackles
Ackles earned 150 total points
ID: 36601097
To answer your questions in nutshell:
1) Yes this setting is valid.
2) \\Servername\Users\%USERNAME% is OK.

However, I would suggest please read below mentioned link for Offline files:

http://www.minasi.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=24127

It's a good insight & you can make more sense out of it as you have not mentioned your environment.

A
0
 

Author Comment

by:Fureio
ID: 36716122
Ackles, Thanks for the elaborate answer and references. The domain environment is mentioned in the zones the question was posted in. I'll be sure to outline my environment in future questions.
0

Featured Post

How does your email signature look on mobiles?

Do your employees use mobile devices to reply to emails? With mobile becoming increasingly important to the business world, it is in your best interest to make sure that your email signature looks great across all types of devices.

Join & Write a Comment

You might have come across a situation when you have Exchange 2013 server in two different sites (Production and DR). After adding the Database copy in ECP console it displays Database copy status unknown for the DR exchange server. Issue is strange…
Know what services you can and cannot, should and should not combine on your server.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
This tutorial will show how to configure a new Backup Exec 2012 server and move an existing database to that server with the use of the BEUtility. Install Backup Exec 2012 on the new server and apply all of the latest hotfixes and service packs. The…

708 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now