Using Folder Redirection policy to redirect the user's Documents folder to their home directory, when "Grant the user exclusive rights to Documents" is selected, fails to create the Synchronization Partnership and fails to copy the Documents data to the home directory.
The following error is logged in the Application Event Log:
Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Folder Redirection
Date: 1/7/2011 4:52:57 PM
Event ID: 502
Task Category: None
Failed to apply policy and redirect folder "Documents" to "\\contoso.com\home\jim\
The following error occurred: "Can not create folder "\\contoso.com\home\jim
Error details: "This security ID may not be assigned as the owner of this object."
- You have a computer running Vista SP1 or Windows 7
- Folder Redirection Policy is configured to redirect the Documents folder to the user's home directory
- "Grant the user exclusive rights to Documents" - enabled
- "Also apply redirection policy to Windows 2000, Windows 200 Server, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 operating systems" - disabled
In this configuration, the Synchronization Partnership is not created and therefore the documents in the home directory and local profile are not merged.
for other considerations.