Using a NAS for Folder Redirection

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 27 March 2013 / Last Updated on 27 March 2013]

Some tips on redirecting Documents and other knownfolders on Windows 7 computers to a network-attached storage (NAS) device.

If you want to redirect the Documents folder and other knownfolders on Windows 7 computers to a network-attached storage (NAS) device, you should first ensure that:

The NAS device supports Oplock

Share permissions are configured so that Everyone has Change permission

You've applied the following two hotfixes to your Windows 7 computers:

Mitch Tulloch is an eight-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award and a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, deployment and virtualization.  For more information see http://www.mtit.com

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