Found this https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc782799(v=ws.10).aspx
Folder Redirection and environment variables
The folder redirection client side extension is only able to process two
environment variables: %username% and %userprofile%. Other environment
variables such as %logonserver%, %homedrive% and %homepath% will not work with
I have no idea if that helps you or not since that is referring to GPO
processing but it is worth a try.
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 2:51 PM
Subject: [THIN] Folder redirection doesn't work in DOS and other apps
We are redirecting my documents and some other locations.
If I open a dos window and cd c:\users\username\documents it does to a local
directory not the redirected location. I can browse that same path in explorer.
it seems to only be when I use the library and shortcuts in a "open" dialog
that I see the folder redirection location.
A new application we are using saves the config file to "my
I've saved the config file to the redirect my docs\application\session, but the
application doesn't pull up with the config. I'm guessing its not using the
correct environment variable to look for the config file. What is the correct
environment variable that would recognize redirected folders?