How do I disable offline files in Group Policy?

March 3, 2021 Off By idswater

How do I disable offline files in Group Policy?

The Group Policy Management Editor appears. In the console tree, under User Configuration, expand Policies, expand Administrative Templates, expand System, and expand Folder Redirection. Right-click Do not automatically make specific redirected folders available offline and then select Edit.

How do I disable offline files as administrator?

Enable or Disable Offline Files in Sync Center

  1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Sync Center icon.
  2. Click/tap on the Manage offline files link on the left side of Sync Center. ( see screenshot below)
  3. Do step 4 (enable) or step 5 (disable) below for what you want to do.

How to disable offline files Windows 7 Group Policy?

In group policy go to: Local Computer PolicyComputer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesNetworkOffline Files. Change the following: Allow or disallow use of offline files feature: Disabled. Prohibit user config: Enabled. Sync all offline files when logging on: Disabled.

Is the Offline Files feature enabled on Windows Server?

By default, the Offline Files feature is enabled for redirected folders on Windows client computers, and disabled on Windows Server computers. Users can enable this feature, or you can use Group Policy to control it. The policy is Allow or disallow use of the Offline Files feature.

How to disable Offline Files in Sync Center via GPO?

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Is it possible to redirect folders to Offline Files?

Offline Files is enabled by default for redirected folders on Windows client computers, and disabled on computers running Windows Server, unless changed by the user. To use Group Policy to control whether Offline Files is enabled, use the Allow or disallow use of the Offline Files feature policy setting.