Redirect folders to any of the following locations: a default subfolder of the specified remote path, a specific subfolder of that path, or a completely specified location. Existing folder content is not moved during redirection.


  1. Start the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Management Console.
  2. Click the User Environment tab.
  3. Select Folder Redirection and click Create.
  4. Enter a name for the settings definition.
  5. Configure the folder redirection settings.
    Option Description
    Remote path The base folder to which subfolders are redirected by default. This path must be user-specific, and can contain environment variables.
    Folders to redirect The profile folders that must be redirected. When you select a profile folder, by default the folder is redirected to a default subfolder of the location specified in Remote path. To redirect a profile folder to an alternate location, click Edit for the specific profile folder, change the selection from Use default sub folder to a non-default option, and enter the appropriate folder information in the applicable text box.
    • Use default sub folder. The default option, which redirects the profile folder to a default sub folder of the location specified in Remote path.
    • Use sub folder. Specify the name for a subfolder in Remote path.
    • Use fully-qualified path. Specify the fully qualified path for a folder.
    Note: Redirecting Desktop, Favorites, Programs Menu, or Roaming AppData might lead to performance problems in the user environment.
  6. Click Save.