We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Issues with User Profile Disks with Server 2019 RDS

190 Views
Last Modified: 2019-11-22
We have a Server 2019 RDS environment running.  I initially enabled User Profile Disks and set it to redirect everything buy the Documents folder.  I also set it to redirect the \AppData\Local directory so it would store OSTs there as well.  The RDS server, Domain Administrator and domain users have full control over the profile disk share.  Since setting this up, we've had issue particularly with Office where Teams opens with a blank white window with nothing to click on and never changes.  Users are also complaining that their preferences, i.e. Favorites setting in Outlook won't stay put.  There have been complaints of Outlook freezing up as well.  The profile disk share is actually on the D:\ of the RDS server which is VM running Hyper-V.  

I'm considering disabling User Profile Disks and just redirecting the AppData folder to the user's personal folder but I want to know what will happen to their profile if disable User Profile Disks.  Does it move everything back to the default C:\Users path or does it wipe out their profile?
Comment
Watch Question
Technical Architect - HA/Compute/Storage
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 4 Comments.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant

An Experts Exchange subscription includes unlimited access to online courses.

Get Started
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE