troubleshooting Question

Moving users redirected folders

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Hi Experts,

Got a SBS2003R2 server network that I'm moving to a WIndows 2008R2 server setup.  I need to move users redirected folders from the old SBS server to a File Server.

Current redirection GP policy is below. (Some users have offline files activated, some desktop users have offline file capability denyed via GP.)

Whats the best thing to do?  WIll it just work if I change the redirection policy to point to the new server or do I need to copy the files across?  Please note, I dont want to use DFS at the moment.

Please note that I have a number of users that are based in the office and quite a few that are remote based with laptops.

Help really appreciated.  Cheers
Documentshide
Setting: Basic (Redirect everyone's folder to the same location)hide
Path: \\SBSserver\Users\%USERNAME%\My Documents
Optionshide
Grant user exclusive rights to Documents Disabled 
Move the contents of Documents to the new location Enabled 
Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 2000 server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems Enabled 
Policy Removal Behavior Restore contents
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