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    My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    Hi

    I am trying to setup folder redirection for "My Documents", i have set it up so it goes to the users home folder under the basic settings. But when i tested it out on the concerned users it doesn't work. Am I doing something wrong here?

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    WHat is the path you are putting in?

    It should be something with a variable, for example;

    \\server\%username%

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    well i have the current option selected "redirect to the users home folder" i have also tried putting in the location manually by putting in
    \\nas\user documents\%username%

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    Do the folders already exist? If they do, make sure that the necessary permissions are in place.

    You could also try logging in as a user that the homedrive hasn't been created for yet... it should be automagically created... make sure that the pesky tick box isn't selected that denies access to everyone but the users.

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    Yes al that is already in place, permissions are all set correctly. The user has had their home drive set for years. Only recently we are using My Documents redirecting.

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    It isn't anything to do with the space in the path is it?

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    fair point i will check

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    I don’t think its the gap because it works with administrators but then that makes me think it could be a permission problem after all, but what Permission?

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    check the perms on all the folders as u seem to have 2 folders and one share name.

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    well the user can get into there documents from the network drive

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    Re: My Documents Folder Redirection Problem In Windows 2003

    Well just redirect to the mapped drive. eg n:\

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