[Samba] My Documents folder and roaming profiles.

Tony Earnshaw tonye at billy.demon.nl
Sat Feb 19 10:41:22 GMT 2005

Håkan Slättman:

>> I suppose basically my question is: Is there anyway to get Windows to
>> copy the profile but exclude the 'My Documents' folder?
> Maybe you can find your answer at:
> http://www.windowsnetworking.com/kbase/WindowsTips/WindowsNT/RegistryTips/
> Disable/Disablecachingofroamingprofiles.html
> There hou can read:
> If you want roaming profiles to not include certain folders, you can
> exclude them. Excluding internet temporary files, cookies, and outlook
> files can keep the roaming profile small. To exclude folders
> Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
> Name: ExcludeProfileDirs
> Type: REG_SZ
> Value: Temporary Internet Files;Cookies;Recent;History;Local
> Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook

Another (better?) way to do this is with the MMC policy editor utility,
which will enable use of "point 'n click" policy rules. I'm not sure
whether this can be done with the standard MMC snapins, but it can
certainly be done with Nitrobit's Group Policy Editor.


mail: tonye at billy.demon.nl

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