Folder redirection group policy

Hello Experts,

We are trying to create a group policy to restrict users to save data on their desktop. For example when user create a text file on desktop it redirects to network share and delete on the desktop.
We already created a folder redirection policy which copies the file to network share, but it wont delete it on the desktop. Also If we delete on network share it deletes on the machine.
We want a policy to redirect anything saving on the desktop to network share and delete on the user desktop.

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aravind ancheWindows/Vmware Asked:
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aravind ancheWindows/Vmware Author Commented:
What I did instead is set up a group policy to prevent users saving to the desktop entirely:

Create a Group Policy Object, go to Computer Configuration > Policy > Windows Settings > Security Settings > File System
Right click and add %userprofile%\Desktop ....etc for the different folders that you want to restrict access to.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Of course you could have just setup folder redirection of the Windows Desktop so that even though it APPEARS on the desktop, it's actually saved on the server....
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