Solved

Folder Redirection Oddities After 2003 - 2011 server migration

Posted on 2013-01-16
4
264 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-24
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?
0
Comment
Question by:GSInc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 81

Expert Comment

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 38785817
perhaps a gpupdate /FORCE is in order here.
0
 

Author Comment

by:GSInc
ID: 38785847
Sadly, first thing I tried...well maybe second or third.  I also tried deleting the offline file cache, manually editing the registry.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
GSInc earned 0 total points
ID: 38796681
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.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:GSInc
ID: 38813674
it worked
0

Featured Post

Enroll in June's Course of the Month

June's Course of the Month is now available! Every 10 seconds, a consumer gets hit with ransomware. Refresh your knowledge of ransomware best practices by enrolling in this month's complimentary course for Premium Members, Team Accounts, and Qualified Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes how to set permissions to allow a limited-permissions user to start and stop a particular System Service.   It is always best to give users only the permissions that they need to perform their job, so tweaking particular permi…
Have you ever had a hard drive that you can't boot into, but need to change the registry? Here is the solution! This article guides you through accessing and editing a registry of a non-primary drive. To read registry information on a non-prim…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question