Tuesday, March 10, 2009

How to move Terminal Server Profiles when not an admin

Profiles can cause a lot of problems. Recently I wanted to move all the Terminal Server Profiles to a new server. Well TS is new to us and I didn't realize by default that admin's do not have access to the profile folders.

After many many attempts at trying to move the files I did the following. Backed up the profile directory with Backup Exec 12 and then restored them to a different server. I shared that folder and all is well.

I have since found out that in group policy you can change a setting that will give administrators access to the profile folders when created.

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