Migration home folder on a network share to ODFB

Copper Contributor

Hello Experts,


if users home folders (with GPO redirection) are currently residing on a network share, can the Known Folder migration feature be used for the planning and migration of home folders to Onedrive for business?

2 Replies
best response confirmed by Shola Lawani (Copper Contributor)

Hi Shola, 

I'm curious with same question.  I noticed on this page it states "The OneDrive Known Folder Move Group Policy objects won't work if you previously used Windows Folder Redirection Group Policy objects to redirect the Documents, Pictures, or Desktop folders to a location other than OneDrive. Remove the Windows Group Policy objects for these folders before you enable the OneDrive Group Policy objects. The OneDrive Group Policy objects won't affect the Music and Videos folders, so you can keep them redirected with the Windows Group Policy objects. "

Great catch!