Small Business Server 2011 Standard, shared folders

by default when I create a new user my users get a shared folder which is c:\Users\Shares\ username folder here

We want to change this location to my D drive which has 10TB of storage instead, then I will redirect my users Desktop and Documents to there share folder

how do I change the location so when I do redirect the existing users and new users to D:\Users\Shares ?
In other words I want to move this share from C to D

Thanks
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAsked:
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sethu_uuuCommented:
Click start -> yourprofile -> right click "Desktop" click the locations tab, Move and you can choose where your location.

same for other folders as well like Documents,downloads

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-in/library/cc732275.aspx
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McKnifeCommented:
You'll simply have to move the data so that the NTFS permissions are kept - I would use robocopy for that, it knows switches s and o to keep the security and owner information tied to the files. Then unshare the old folder, share the new one.
Or are you saying that any user gets his own share and not just his own folder below that one share?
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks sethu_uuu
I'm referring at the server end
McKnife
When I create a new user in Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard console
it creates this user folder can I robocopy the C:\Users folder?
Also the next time I use Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard console will it create the user folder in C or my new location?
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McKnifeCommented:
Maybe I was too quick - this sharing is a feature of small business server? I don't use that edition.
My advice was more generic about how to move shared contents and how to re-share.
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
Now I can't get my robocopy to work

c:\>robocop c:\users\shares d:\users\shares /e
it copies over but does not include the security and owner setting
I tried: c:\>robocop c:\users\shares d:\users\shares /e /s /o
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Cris HannaCommented:
There is a wizard in the SBS console to do this.  Make sure all workstations are logged off the server when you do this
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rolustCommented:
Use SBS console (backup and serverstorage) there you can move Users, Exchange and WSUS.

//Robert
Small Business Specialist
Sweden
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David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
Cris and rolust are correct.  You will need to use the Move Data Wizards from the SBS Console.

Note that there are both User Shared folders and User Redirected folders - They are different.

Have a good backup prior to attmepting the move.
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James BullerCommented:
There is a redirection group policy in SBS 2011 where you will be able to change this setting
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David AtkinTechnical DirectorCommented:
If you use the word are you won't have to change anything to the policy. The policy just defines a share name. When you run the wizard it will move the files and recreate the share.
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jsarinanaI.T. ManagerAuthor Commented:
done used Wizard and researched policy
thanks
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