How do you check if a profile is redirected?
If you have access to the user’s machine, go to System Properties -> Advanced -> User profiles; there you will see if it’s a local or roaming profile. You can also have a look at the user’s profile settings in Active Directory (they are in the user account’s properties).
What is Folder Redirection in Active directory?
Folder Redirection enables users and administrators to redirect the path of a known folder to a new location, manually or by using Group Policy. The new location can be a folder on the local computer or a directory on a file share.
How do I deploy roaming user profiles with Folder Redirection?
If you are deploying Roaming User Profiles with Folder Redirection in an environment with existing local user profiles, deploy Folder Redirection before Roaming User Profiles to minimize the size of roaming profiles. After the existing user folders have been successfully redirected, you can deploy Roaming User Profiles.
How do I change the roaming profile path in Windows 10?
In the Group Policy Management Editor window, navigate to Computer Configuration, then Policies, then Administrative Templates, then System, and then User Profiles. Right-click Set roaming profile path for all users logging onto this computer and then select Edit.
What are the software requirements for using roaming user profiles?
Roaming User Profiles has the following software requirements: If you are deploying Roaming User Profiles with Folder Redirection in an environment with existing local user profiles, deploy Folder Redirection before Roaming User Profiles to minimize the size of roaming profiles.
What is folder redirection and how to use it?
Use Folder Redirection to store user files such as documents and pictures outside of user profiles. This enables the same files to be available to users across operating system versions. It also keeps profiles small and sign-ins quick.