[Samba] Cannot Redirect some windows xp folders to samba share?

Braebaum, Neil Neil.Braebaum at shopdirect.com
Wed Aug 13 15:01:13 GMT 2008

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> [mailto:samba-bounces+neil.braebaum=shopdirect.com at lists.samba
> .org] On Behalf Of Alberto Moreno
> Sent: 13 August 2008 15:51
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [Samba] Cannot Redirect some windows xp folders to 
> samba share?
>    The main problem I have is that, some folders: Application 
> Data and Local Settings, wont let me redirect them to each 
> user profile share.
>    TweakUI doesn't show this folders.
>    Some sites just show examples but using a AD which is not 
> my case, some sites say that I will see a link inside 
> gpedit.msc where I can setup folder redirection, but In my 
> case, I don't see anything related to "Folder Redirection", 
> the other option they say is to change the register for each user.
>   I already try to change the register ("Shell Folders") but 
> each time the user restart there computer, the settings for 
> Application Data + Local Settings get back to the default 
> state(C:\Docum and
> See\UserName\..)

If you're going to do this via the registry, don't use "Shell Folders",
use "User Shell Folders". "Shell Folders" get's dynamically populated
using (typically) REG_EXPAND_SZ values from "User Shell Folders".



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