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

  • From: Michael Leone <oozerdude@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "ntsysadm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ntsysadm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:08:26 -0400

Sorry. Forgot to mention: The folder redirection setting is "Basic -
Redirect everyone's folder to the same location" and the Target folder
location is "Create a folder for each user under the root path". And the
Roto path is "\\FileServer\users".

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Michael Leone <oozerdude@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Here we use folder redirection for the users Desktop and "My Documents"
> folders, to redirect to a network share. All well and good. Now we've
> started to use RDS (using RemoteApp only, no full desktop). And I am seeing
> Event ID 502 in the event logs of the session host.
> < http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2493506 >
> Failed to apply policy and redirect folder "Desktop" to
> "\\FileServer\users\example\Desktop".
>  Redirection options=0x9000.
>  The following error occurred: "Can't create folder
> "\\FileServer\users\example\Desktop"".
>  Error details: "Access is denied.
> ".
> Now, the user "example" already has a redirected "Desktop" folder on
> "FileServer", so the above message makes perfect sense, I guess. But this
> means that the RDS server is creating profile directories for every user on
> it's local C: drive.
> What do I need to do to correct this? I guess that the server needs to
> have a profile structure of the user to create temp files, etc.
> But how do I tell the GPO not to try and redirect, if this is a virtual
> session? I'm assuming it has to do with those "Redirection options", but I
> haven't been able to find out what they mean, where I change them, and what
> I need to change them to ...
> Or is there some other to resolve this type of error on an RDS server?

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