Desktop Re-Direction Solution

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Subject: Desktop Re-Direction Solution
Posted by:  Bazola (Bazo…
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009

Hi All

I have been asked by my company to provide a solution for the following

I need to lock down approx 2000 users, on their PC using group policy etc. I
have assigned start menu re-direction + additional group policies. Each user
has a roaming profile with a 10mb limit. I have also been asked to stop them
from saving items on their desktops so I have applied desktop re-direction. I
do however have an issue, as they current data is being migrated from a free
for all area where they are millions of different login scripts to a single
mapped drive storage area. I need the users to be able to create shortcuts on
their desktops but nothing else.

Does anyone know of a way of them being able to do this? Is it a case that I
can just use Filescreening with Windows 2003 R2 and stop them from being able
to save anything on their desktops but LNK files. Obviously I would remove
the desktop re-direction. Their roaming profiles are going to be stored on a
netapps if that makes any difference.

Thanks in advance