School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>We bought a new server, installed server 2008, made it the primary domain
>controller, and used robocopy to move all the data from the user
>directory of the old file server to the new one. Everything seemed to
>work well, so I unshared the user folder of the old server (didn't want
>people to save to the wrong server). When I did this things blew up.
> Now, when users log in they get a message that says that the user
>desktop can't be loaded (\\server\user\username\desktop). And, when
>users log out the workstation is trying to sync to the old file server.
> It seems maybe like a profile issue, but I don't know where to start
>with a fix. Thanks for any assistance.
Roaming profiles, or local? Active Directory - do you have profiles, home
directories, or shares mapped for each account? If so, did you update
them to reflect the new locations? Are there any Group Policy settings or
default profile settings around folder redirection, drive mapping, or
offline file synchronization?
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