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OneDrive - Clean Local Cache For A User Remotely

OneDrive - Clean Local Cache For A User Remotely

OneDrive - Clean Local Cache For A User Remotely


I'm part of a large organisation that sadly has OneDrive available to all its staff. The issue we are having is some of our customers love OneDrive so much they upload everything to it. This in itself isn't a bad thing, but the local PC drives are filling up with cached OneDrive data which is bad. I've had one customer with 300GB+ locally. Whilst I can provided instructions to our customers on how to clean this up themselves, this relies on customer cooperation which I'm not keen on. Is there a way to properly remove their local cached OneDrive remotely as an admin without it impacting their online copy?

RE: OneDrive - Clean Local Cache For A User Remotely

I've never tried, but I'm at least thinking this may be able to be done through Group Policy.
Here's a search I did along those lines:

And here's a discussion that may have a pretty decent method to tackle it:

And then here's a Microsoft page that may help by controlling OneDrive sync settings from GPO:

"But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." 1 Corinthians 15:57

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