Okay, here's the issue at hand - Internet Explorer is behaving badly (as in the opposite of Google Chrome and FireFox) and when users save an image to our file server, the temp bit is set, so DFS doesn't replicate the file. See this article: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/406.dfsr-does-not-replicate-temporary-files.aspx
The workflow for the issue here is:
- A staff member receives a file (usually an image) from Outlook or the web.
- They open the file, it opens in Internet Explorer (version 8).
- They save the file (ie, to their desktop). For some reason the temp attribute gets set.
- They copy it to our file server (which is dfs'd).
- Manager goes to check for it and it doesn't show up.
- Blame I.T.
I did some glancing around on the web, but didn't find quite what I was after. Anyone have a suggestion as to a method that will stop Internet Explorer from marking these files as temporary, even when the user is saving the file to their desktop?
- Creating a task that runs the powershell fix for the temp file issue.
- Have the end user run the fix.
- Set default program for images to firefox.
Thanks in advance for anything that helps!