troubleshooting Question

Folder Redirection - Offline Files to just one network folder

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We have Folder Redirection set to the user's home drive:

Path in Active Directory for the home drive:
\\server\userhome\%username%

Folders being redirected:
Desktop
My Documents

I want to have offline files enabled (which it is by default) but only for the Desktop and let the users decide which folder under My Documents to make available offline by right clicking on the folder and selecting the offline option.

My attempted fix:

I made a change to our folder redirection group policy:

User Configuration > Admin Templates > Network > Offline Files

Changed "Adminstratively assigned offline files" to:
\\server\userhome\%USERNAME%\Desktop

Note: the prior path was:
\\server\userhome\%USERNAME%

I also set the CSC FormatDatabase reg key to 1 and rebooted.

However, the result is still the same.  The entire home drive is being offlined.

How do I get it so that only the Desktop is offlined?
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