Chapter 10

Implementing a Managed Desktop, Part 1: Redirected Folders, Offline Files, and the Synchronization Manager

You get Active Directory, you get Group Policy. That’s the good news. The better news is how you can put your knowledge of Group Policy to use to keep your users happy. Here’s the idea: easily create a consistent environment for your users no matter where they roam.

In the previous chapter, you used Roaming Profiles to kick off your journey to a consistent environment. But that only got you so far—especially if you had both Windows XP and Windows Vista (or later) machines. That’s because when you roamed from Windows XP to Windows 8 (or vice versa), you didn’t maintain the goodies, like the stuff you put in My Documents (for XP) ...

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