troubleshooting Question

Should I Redirect Folders to OneDrive for Business

Avatar of Member_2_6464773
Member_2_6464773 asked on
OneDriveMicrosoft 365
2 Comments1 Solution103 ViewsLast Modified:
We have migrated to Office 365 and are now looking to roll out OneDrive for Business to our users so they can better access files whilst on the move from their mobile devices. We also redirect our users My Documents, Desktop and Favorites to a user profile share on our file servers.

We have come across a number of tutorials, both Microsoft and third party, that cover folder redirection to a users OneDrive. We think this could be quite useful for users as they won't have to worry in which directory they save files if they later want to view them in OneDrive.

The question is, is this recommended and has anyone done it and experienced any side effects? Also, are MS Office apps smart enough to realise that say My Docs is actually on OneDrive to then allowyou to share it straight toother users, or does it still expectyou to resave it to OneDrive directly to do so?

Many thanks in advance!

Ben
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 2 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros