Temporary Internet Files Filling up on RDS server

I have an RDS server that i running low on disk space, i noticed that some users have about 350mb of temporary internet files.

What does this folder store and how did it fill up so much? Also can i delete their data in this folder?

OS: Windows Server 2008 R2
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Patrick BogersDatacenter platform engineer LindowsCommented:

Those are what it says, temporarely downloaded internet files which you can delete safely yes.
Good practice for RDS is have the IE policy delete the history on exit.

User Configuration\ Administrative Templates\ Windows Components\ Internet Explorer\ Delete Browsing History
Prevent Deleting Cookies     Enabled
Prevent Deleting Web sites that the user has visited     Enabled
Prevent Deleting Temporary Internet Files     Disabled
Configure Delete Browser History on exit     Enabled
Prevent Deleting Form Data     Enabled
Prevent Deleting Passwords     Enabled

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In the IE  General Tab, click the Settings button available in the Temporary Internet Files group.

look st Current location in that screen.

And yes it is perfectly safe to delete ALL of those file .
1)Run Disk Cleanup to remove any temp files
2)Check and delete the User Temp Folders located under following locations

%userprofile%\local settings\temporary internet files\content.ie5\

%userprofile%\local settings\temp

Hope this article gives you some basic idea to create some free disk space on C: drive (Root Drive).
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Location of temp folder

Here is the the screenshot you can find the location:sc
Domain wise, do it by GPO.

Settings in Active Directory Group Policy to delete temporary internet files when all internet explorer windows are closed.

Configure the following Group Policy Settings
User Configuration/Policies/Administrative Templates/Windows Components/Internet Explorer/

...Delete Browsing History/Configure Delete Browsing History on Exit - Setting: Enabled

...Internet Control Panel/Advanced Page/Empty Temporary Unternet Files folder when browser is closed - Setting: Enabled

Pramod UbheCommented:
If possible, you can configure temp profiles for a long term solution. Every one logging on to the servers will be loaded with temp profiles and it will not allow to fill-up C: drive with lots of profiles.
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