"My Documents" use folder redirection or shared folders (mapped drive)


SBS 2011 and Win7

I use Folder Redirection and Roaming profile.
The Document Folder has to be shared between users.

Best practice?
1) Folder Redirection (uncheck "Grant user exclusive ......") or
2) Remove "Document" from Folder Redirection GPO and change location in "Document" folder to networkshare?

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I would go with the folder network share.  That way if for some reason the policy fails to get applied, users can still browse to / or map a network share.  Also if for some reason you revoke the folder redirection, it won't affect the shared folder. And if you're using shadow copies, the folder redirection downloads the whole folder, which would slow down initial access, and also other users may not see modified document until sync is done.

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OleDAuthor Commented:
I agree.
What the best solution to setup location on "Documents"
1) ex. \\server\documents
2) ex. z:\     (mapped drive, for ex. through GPO)
Users understand drive letter better than UNC paths. Also then it would global among all users.
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