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Redirecting the user’s Documents folder to their home directory fails when “Grant the user exclusive rights to Documents” is selected

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
Level: Error
Keywords:
User: contoso.com\jim
Computer: Win7-1.contoso.com
Description:
Failed to apply policy and redirect folder “Documents” to “\\contoso.com\home\jim\”.
Redirection options=0×1211.
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.”

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2493506.

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