Disable user configuration of Offline Files

User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Network\Offline Files


Prevents users from enabling, disabling, or changing the configuration of Offline Files.

This policy removes the Offline Files tab from the Folder Options dialog box. It also removes the Settings item from the Offline Files context menu and disables the Settings button on the Offline Files Status dialog box. As a result, users cannot view or change the options on the Offline Files tab or Offline Files dialog box.

This is a comprehensive policy that locks down the configuration you establish by using other policies in this folder.

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This policy appears in the Computer Configuration and User Configuration folders. If both policies are configured, the setting in Computer Configuration takes precedence over the setting in User Configuration.

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This policy provides a quick method for locking down the default settings for Offline Files. To accept the defaults, just enable this policy. You do not have to disable any other policies in this folder.

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