A Windows concept refering to allow a user to see their information and settings in differente computers saving the user profile in a network shared folder instead the local hard disk.

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Windows XP Domain Logon takes between 40 - 60 minutes

Windows XP Clients, fully patched, with Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 client Windows 2008 R2 domain Roaming profiles Folder Redirection applied to Documents, AppData & Desktop I've enabled ...
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Windows roaming profiles on Snow Leopard Server

We've got an Xserve with Snow Leopard Server running our domain, with mostly Mac clients configured with "roaming" Home Sync directories. There are several Windows workstations that also use roaming ...
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Is it a bad idea to make roaming profile share available offline?

This is regarding a Windows 2008 R2 domain. The Documents, Desktop, Application Data folders are all redirected to users' home directory (mapped as Z:). The users home directory is configured to be ...
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Domain Policies needed when using roaming profiles

We don't usually use roaming profiles, but we need to test some code of ours to make sure we work with this. This led us to set up a roaming profile and then try to use the program in question. On ...
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Exclude certain files or directories from redirected folders

We have a windows 2003 AD and are using Folder redirection to redirect the users My Documents to a share. Is there a way to save certain filetypes (*.mp3, *.avi) or folders (My Music, My Pictures) on ...
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Roaming Profiles in 2008 server

On my 2008 Domain Controller I have set a roaming profile path for my user. When i login, i get an info bubble saying that i am using a Temp Roaming profile. is this because of an issue with my ...
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Problems with Firefox and roaming profiles

On our network, when the user is logged on a PC and then tries to login on his laptop he is getting this error: " Windows cannot copy "..\%username%\Application Data\firefox\profiles....\parent.lock ...
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Roaming Profiles Log

Is there a log somewhere that provides a log of what is going on and why all my roaming profiles are failing. I have it set so that the user is the owner and has full control but each time I log off ...
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Roaming Profiles: Best Practices

I want to setup roaming profiles for about 50 users. What is the best way to go about doing this? What are the best practices. I've read about desktops/my Documents being TOO big. How big is too ...
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Roaming Profile Folder Exclusions

Is there a way to exclude folders in roaming profiles? Ie: don't want to include 'My Music' folders. Windows Server 2003. Thanks.
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Best practices Roaming User Profiles for users who connect via VPN frequently

I'm working on converting my users from local machine based profiles to network profiles stored on a centralized fileserver. The majority of my users are "local", in that they work in the office 75% ...
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Removing Roaming Profile

I have roaming profile setup for all my users, however, my network is starting to slow down and users are taking a long time to sync. I decided just to roam the desktop and remove My Documents and ...