[Samba] Redirected Folders not working for Desktop

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Tue Sep 1 06:51:06 UTC 2015

this looks normal to me. 

Did you enable to policy to not check for owner of the folders? 
and can you show me the smb.conf share setting of this share. 




>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens Mark Foley
>Verzonden: dinsdag 1 september 2015 04:22
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: [Samba] Redirected Folders not working for Desktop
>I have a problem I've not been able to figure out.  I'm using 
>Samba4 as the
>office AD/DC.  I've set up the Redirected Folders policy to 
>redirect Desktop,
>Favorites and Documents to \\mail.hprs.local.  I set this up 
>months ago and it
>works great for Documents and Favorites, but Desktop is not 
>redirected (no Desktop):
>$ ls -l /redirectedFolders/Users/thisuser/
>total 16
>drwxrwx---+ 10 thisuser users 4096 2015-08-25 13:08 Favorites/
>drwxrwx---+ 19 thisuser users 4096 2015-08-26 14:28 My\ Documents/
>Policy settings using RSAT for these 3 entities are exactly 
>the same: "Basic -
>Redirect everyone's folder the the same location"; settings: 
>"Move the contents
>of Desktop to the new location", Also apply redirect policy to 
>...  Windows XP
>..."; "Redirect the folder back to the local userprofile 
>location when policy is
>Here's a link to the RSAT/GPO screenshot: 
>What am I doing wrong?
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