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Move SBS Redirected  User Folders to a different server?

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Hi I have an issue where SBS2011 server is low on disk space and was wondering if it is possible to move the Redirected User Folders to a new different non sbs server in my case 2012R2? Has anyone done this? Does it work are there issues or pitfalls with doing this? Thanks in advance for your help.
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It will work as it is simply a share but is not supported.  Better to just add a disk
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To be clear - better to add TWO disks - never want data sitting on a non-RAID drive on a server.

And I agree - not supported - you wouldn't be able to use the wizards to control that aspect of SBS and SBS almost always works better when used properly - i.e. with the Wizards.... BUT, plenty of networks store user home folders on other servers - it's not usually an issue.
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Than you for the feedback guys!!
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