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    Creating Local Profile and Roaming

    Hey Guys

    So I recently found out that my users profile isn't just being stored on my server as a roaming profile but the local machines also store each users profile under C:\Users is this normal? As I'd rather the Users entire profile sit on the server?

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    Yes it is normal, it copies the profile to that folder when you log on and returns a copy back to the server when you log off.

    There is a GPO to delete them at logoff somewhere that has to be enabled to get it to clean up....

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    Do you happen to know where that GPO is? Would be a big help I can't find it anywhere?

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    Depending on the size of your organization you would be better setting users to have a mandatory profile, stopping the constant download of profiles form the server. You can build these profiles and then set them using GPO.

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