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Migration of home drives with offline files enabled (windows 10 / Windows server 2016)

Posted on 2018-02-13
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Hi, we are in the middle of migrating users home directories (currently done on the AD object) to an new 2016 file server. the problem is that users with windows 10 and offline caching don't seem to migrate over to the new server correctly. when you change the home directory in AD, the files are no longer accessible and offline files no longer syncs.

all the old ways of migrating the offline file cache seems to be removed from windows 10 and I cannot find any articles to complete these steps for windows 10. even the WMIObjects that allow access to offline file methods no longer have the .renameserver options.

any ideas on the best way to move user home drives with offline caching enabled ?
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by:Jose Gabriel Ortega C
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Hi there, I'd do is to disable the Shared policy (for the home folder).
Use this: https://www.forensit.com/desktop-management.html  to migrate the user's data from one computer to the other
Then enable the link of the GPO again.

Jose
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Logged a case with MS....
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