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The Folder Redirection Group Policy setting cannot be configured

Updated: May 26, 2011

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Problem   The Folder Redirection Group Policy setting cannot be configured.

Feature affected   The Folder Redirection feature does not work, and you cannot redirect folders to the server.

Solution   To resolve this issue, you must set the Folder Redirection Group Policy setting.

ImportantImportant
Pre-requisite task   Before you continue, ensure that the Redirected Folders shared folder is created. For instructions, see Folder Redirection is not configured.

noteNote
You must be a domain administrator to complete this procedure.

To set the Folder Redirection Group Policy setting

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Group Policy Management.

  2. In the User Account Control window, click Continue.

  3. Expand Forest:<DomainName>, expand Domains, expand <DomainName>, where DomainName is the name of your domain, and then expand Group Policy Objects.

  4. If the Group Policy object (GPO) Small Business Server Folder Redirection Policy exists, right-click it, and then click Delete.

  5. Click Yes to delete the Small Business Server Folder Redirection Policy GPO.

  6. Open the Windows SBS Console.

  7. On the navigation bar, click Shared Folders and Web Sites.

  8. Click the Shared Folders tab, and then, in the tasks pane, click Redirect folders for user accounts to the server.

  9. In the Folder Redirection Properties page, change any of the folder redirection properties, and then click OK.

    ImportantImportant
    By making and saving a change to the Folder Redirection Properties, you recreate the Small Business Server Folder Redirection Policy GPO. You can revert these changes later.

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