Welcome to the Implement Folder Redirection Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Enable Folder Redirection After completing this lab, you will be able to:
  • Configure a Group Policy Object that will redirect user files to a network share

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Understand business continuity - folder redirection

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 45 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Enable Folder Redirection

Folder redirection is a feature that will automatically back up selected Windows folders like AppData (Roaming), Desktop, Start Menu, Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos, Favorites, Contacts, Downloads, Links, Searches and Saved Games to a shared folder. Folder redirection is supported only on Group Policy Objects created in an Active Directory domain. This means that domain controller(s) must be present to create a GPO that will redirect folders listed earlier to a centralized folder repository. The centralized folder is typically found on domain-joined Windows Server computer.

In this exercise, you will configure Folder Redirection of Documents folder from a Windows 10 workstation to a designated Windows server computer.

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