troubleshooting Question

My Doc Redirect

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I have a 2k3 AD domain, XPP WS, 10/100 network in a school environment.
All user data is stored on the 2k3 server connected to a SAN throught ISCSI.
We use deepfreeze on the WS.
The student sometimes save thier data to the my doc, but with deepfreeze installed, when they log off or reboot the data is gone.
To fix this, I had a script written to redirect the my doc folder to the users personal network share mapped drive (S:\) not the NC path.
Due to the fact this is a school I set quotes on the server drive.
so far this has all worked as planned.
The issue is when the users deletes data from the mapped drive (S:\) the workstaion doesn't report the free space properly.

So here is what I have done to troubleshoot this.
-created a standard user with the redirect login script
-logged in as that user
-copied some data to the mapped drive
-the WS reports the freespace used correctly through explorer
-the server reports the freespace correctly through explorer
-on the WS I delete the data from the mapped drive through explorer
-the server reports the freespace correctly through explorer
- the WS doesn't report the freespace correctly
-if I reset the my doc folder back to default the WS reports the freespace correctly again

The reporting of the freespace wouldn't be a problem if that was all it was. the issue is the WS at some point stops the user from saving data the S:\ with error "not enough disk space". This happens event through the user has enough space.

What is happening to the WS that would cause this?

If I cannot find a solusion for this issue, is there a way to set the permissions on the my doc to read only? this way the user will not be able to save the data there.

Attached is a copy of the login script I use.
it is a VBS script but I renamed it to attach.

Thank you

Brian B
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