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Folder redirection & Outlook

Posted on 2016-11-04
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We've setup folder redirection for the Appdata. Everything seems to be fine at first, but when a user logs on to a PC that she/he has not logged onto, and starts outlook, the wizard each time shows up to configure a profile.

Is this normal?
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Hi,
outlook and pst files are not supported with folder redirection.
You need to change path and exclude it from folder redirection.
Here are the steps:
https://www.msoutlook.info/question/370
hope this helps
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I'm guessing I need to edit the registery on every computer?
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yep
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That's too cumbersome.
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you may want to try some scripting:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/310516

but it can be dangerous if something goes wrong

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Yeah, I hear a lot of stories that it is not a good idea to keep OST files on a network share and I support that remark.

I really only need the configuration of the settings and avoiding of running the setup wizard on each new PC.
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Seem to be best possible answer although asker would have liked a follow up
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