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At the school I work at we currently give every user a mapped drive to their home folder on the file server, all controlled through Active Directory. We also have a heap of users using iPads, which can't easily get to their home folder on the file server. If they use SkyDrive they can access those documents anywhere and even edit them through the Office Web Apps.

Is it possible to setup SkyDrive on the server to synchronise their home folder (or a sub folder), so that they have the speed benefit of a local server and the availability of a cloud server?

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Something like this? ghacks.net/2012/04/24/how-to-add-external-folders-to-skydrive –  Ryan Ries Mar 20 '13 at 3:34
    
@RyanRies It worth mentioning that the technique you linked to only causes the computer on which the link is made to synchronize to Skydrive. It might be possible to create the junction at login via GPO, but that makes my skin crawl. This does work, even when pointing to a UNC (though both the client and server need to be 6.0 or higher IIRC). –  Chris S Mar 20 '13 at 4:18

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