[THIN] Re: [NTSysADM] Re: Re: Win 2012R@ RDS, Group Policy and folder redirection errors - MORE INFO

  • From: Jim Kenzig <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:52:44 -0400

Have you tried to set user security access settings to Full on your temp
directory and windows/printers folders?

On Friday, September 19, 2014, Michael Leone <oozerdude@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> OK, so I just got done shadowing a user utilize this app. And the
> reports I had been getting were all about "Printing so slow", "app
> says not responding", etc.
> When I watched the user, printing was fine. Watched her zip through
> printing multiple page reports like they were going out of style. When
> she got to the section of the app that *generates* a PDF (and then
> kicks up Adobe Reader for the user to view and print from there) ...
> the generating the PDF Took 5, 6, 7 minutes. Once the PDF was
> generated, Adobe Reader came right up, you could scroll up and down,
> you could print, no noticeable slowness in Reader whatsoever.
> So it's when the app is generating the PDF that is so slow. Time to
> scream louder at the vendor ...
> FYI: I did move the RDS computer accounts to their own OU;  created an
> AD group with just the RDS computer accounts in it; created a new GPO.
> enabled Loopback processing and Replace mode. In this GPO, User Folder
> Redirection is set to "Redirect to local user profile path"; "Grant
> user exclusive rights to Desktop"=Disabled; same for "Dcouments".

> Linked that GPO. Applied it to the RDS group, and to one specific user.
> In Event Viewer of the RDS server of this particular guinea pig ..
> errr ... helpful user ... I see no errors in the last hour  with GP.
> (well, one, about a non-existent login script, but I can fix that
> easily enough)
> As for warnings, I see a few about "Remote Desktop Services has taken
> too long to load the user configuration from server <DC-3>:. One was
> my testing user. But this was a few minutes *before* she got around to
> trying to generate the PDF ...
> Under "Information", I see Event 501, "Successfully applied policy and
> redirected folder "Desktop" to "network-share-for-testing-user".
> Now, why is it doing that? I mean, that's the right folder for her
> re-directed Desktop, but why is it doing it, if I set the Loopback
> folder redirection to "redirect to local user profile path"?
> At least, there was no event error this time, I suppose that's progress
> ....
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