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We have a Windows Server 2003 AD domain.

We have all of our Departments in their own OU. Each OoU has its own GPO.

For most users we reidrect the "My Documents " folder to a network drive.  We use the Folder Reditection GPO for this.

All users have the same path to their "Home" drive: "\\server\share\userdata\%useranme%"

This is where we redirect users "My Documents" to. IN GPO we only need to enter "\\server\share\userdata\" and GPO does the rest.

Soeme users end up with this:
"\\server\share\userdata\Clair\MyDocumemts" ~('Clair' is the MS example in GPO
"\\server\share\userdata\Clair\My Documemts"

An its a nightmare!! We need to start using the Drive Maps function of the newer Windows Server 2008 R2 (all GPOs were inplace before the 2008 R2 servers went in!. Also, this issue was there before the same serves went in!).

Any ideas?
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Question by:Mark Galvin
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by:Elmar Koschka
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This some users have rights for the folder they should use ?!
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by:Mark Galvin
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Yes, the users have the correct NTFS permisisons to their home drive.
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shahzoor earned 2000 total points
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Why dont you define the map path on the user account profile
Right click on username
goto properties
and define map path there
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by:Mark Galvin
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Hi shahzoor

Are you referring to Actice Directory?

Thanks
Mark
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by:Elmar Koschka
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Yes, this you can do in Active Directory in User configuration
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by:shahzoor
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yes i am talking about the Active Directory profile properties
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by:Mark Galvin
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Too many users in AD.

We need to set this centrally.

Why the differences?

Thanks
Mark
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