roaming profiles and folder redirection
Posted on 2012-09-17
I have a weird problem, which is really an annoyance more then a issue. I have a Win2003 server with AD, Folder Redirection and roaming profiles. everything works great, no issues. The complaints are coming in lately when users delete a word doc file or any other files and the same files they delete reappear the next time they login. I noticed on the local machine in their profile ( c:\documents and settings\<user name\) that the files are also located their and on the redirected path the files are gone. so the story goes, I logoff, restart the machine, login and the same files are now in my documents. i can see where users might get a little crazy.
I have duplicated this issue on a test machine. I get the same results. I then removed the roaming profile and just had the folder redirection in place in the GPO. Now when i delete a file, the file stays deleted after I login on the same test machine.
No idea why it's behaving this way, should I not have roaming profiles and redirected folders together? is one canceling out the other. any thoughts on this would be great.
is there any issue with leaving out the roaming profile and leaving in the folder redirection?