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Workfolders policy for specific computers for specific users

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  • We use work folders with redirected folders but because our server is across the WAN for all our offices it can take a very long time to load so I have also mapped a Home Folder drive to the root of each of the users workfolders.

    The problem is when the users roam between offices and log into other computers I do not want the work folders to start replicating.  I want the work folder/redirected folders to only work on their primary machine.

    Is there a way to do this or would I have to create a separate policy for each user related to their specific machine?

    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 3:33 PM

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  • Nbayit,

    Work Folders doesn’t support designating primary computers. You would need to create separate group policies for their machines.

    We’re currently planning a solution which should address this issue. If you’re interested in discussing further, please send me mail at jeffpatt at microsoft dot com.

    Thanks,

    Jeff


    Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:25 PM
  • Definitely interested!!!!
    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:59 AM
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