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Folder Redirection Oddities After 2003 - 2011 server migration

Posted on 2013-01-16
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Greetings,

I am completeng a migration for a customer from 2003 to 2011.  Folder redirection is not functioning properly.  It seems to be pointing at the old server.  When I do a gpresult or rsop.msc I see the policy is originating from the new server, but it’s applying a folder redirection policy that I deleted.  I verified on both the new and the old that the policy is gone.   Any thoughts?
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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perhaps a gpupdate /FORCE is in order here.
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by:GSInc
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Sadly, first thing I tried...well maybe second or third.  I also tried deleting the offline file cache, manually editing the registry.
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As it turned out, the policy was pointing to a policyfile that no longer existed.  Could not restore.  Ended up turning off policies one at a time until it began working.
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by:GSInc
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it worked
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