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Cant map share by name, only by ip…randomly

We have a logon script to map some shares that reside on a server that is both dns server and dc (windows server 2003 sbs). The problem is that sometimes it fails to map the drives from the script ...
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Cannot view or map drives by host shortname

Why can I not view/use/map a drive from a machine using its short hostname if the short hostname is proven resolvable by DNS? I have a machine (the client in this example) running Windows Server ...
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Active Directory - map drive to all computers in specific OU

Having some problem in basic looking thing. Computers are above 150 PCs with differnt OS's (production area). Connected to one domain. I want to map drive (with domain credentials) to all computers in ...
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Updating windows explorers display of where a drive is mapped without restart

I am moving mapped folders from one server (serv1.my.dom) to another (serv2.my.dom) reusing the same drive letter, so everything that relies on that letter keeps on working. After deleting the ...
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How can I Persist connections to Microsoft Azure Files for all the users?

I have created file share in azure and mapped it to Virtual Machine entitled VM_01. I have used CmdKey command to persist the credentials. C:\>cmdkey ...
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Map shared network folder as servername

We have an application that is regular deployment to live. Of course we try to test it as much as possible before. Many settings is stored in a ini-file An example setting for a path Live ...
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Weird cut and paste behavior with mapped drives to Sharepoint online library

So I mapped a network drive to a Sharepoint document library- I actually asked a question about this here. I found users have the following problem: They browse to the drive in explorer They cut ...
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I can't map a network drive to sharepoint

On a Windows 8 client. I can browse to my sharepoint site in 365 without issues: https://myPublicserver.sharepoint.com But when I try to map a drive to that address I get this error: "The folder you ...
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Detailed message for 500 server error trying to access file on mapped drive

I've read about every 500 enable error article out there but can't seem to figure out why my message won't show the actually details of it. I am trying to access a file from the browser that's in a ...
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Win XP not saving mapped drive to Samba - Reconnect at login is ticked

I have Windows XP SP3 and Samba 3.6. From Windows Explorer I go Tools > Map network Drive and create a connection to my server (//server/share`), ticking the Reconnect at login box. All works fine, ...
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Windows Server 2012 Drives Not Mapping After ISP Change

Im new to setting up servers, Ive been reading my guide books but recently I ran into a problem that I can not solve. I work for a company with a small network and they decided to change the ISP ...
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How to make a disconnected drive?

kind of a weird question but how do I make a drive go from a OK state to disconnected state using net use? I do not want to delete it. I am testing a script but the annoying thing is that to test the ...
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Mapped drives aren't syncing on workstations

It seems like a few workstations on our network aren't syncing with the mapped drives, pretty randomly, so for example, different users on the same computer would see different files on the mapped ...
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Mapped network drive not syncing

One computer in the network doesn't seem to sync a network mapped drive. It's part of a domain where computers seem to sync. Not sure how to change it. (users can't see sync folder option) Help !
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Group Policy: Mapped Drives failing to load, Windows Server 2012 Active Directory and Windows Pro 10

Network: Multi-site domain. Each site has 2 local (on-site, same subnet) Windows Server 2012 R2 Domain controllers. Sites are correctly defined in Windows Sites and Services. DNS records for ...
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Mapped drive not reconnecting with other credentials on login (Server 2003)

We have an old 2003 server (I know, we should have decommissioned this a long time ago), and we have a user who has an issue with a mapped drive. The server and the user account are on our old ...
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Windows 7 mapped drive - red X (one user out of 4)

This is for a client of mine. Small Windows 2008 domain. Four workstations, all Windows 7 Pro, all the same service pack and windows updates. Same AV software, no GPOs, all computers are pretty ...
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How do I add new users so the drives are mapped upon login?

In an existing Windows Server 2008 domain the users added by professional IT administrators automatically mapped drives when they logged onto any office machine. The new users I've added, however, ...
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Map A Drive To Same Windows Server Using DNS?

I'm having trouble mapping a drive to a shared folder using a DNS name. I have 3 windows 2008 Server machines. All 3 machines have code that needs to be able to access one of the 3 machines. ...
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Accomplishing the task of mapping a drive to user logged in as

I've searched for this and found bits and pieces but I think this question would be specific enough that I want to make sure I get it correct. So what I'm wanting to do us to unify all our different ...
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Connection from application on network share fails

EDIT: I tested some more...If I copy nslookup from the Windows directory to my mapped network drive, it cant' resolve hostnames: H:\nslookup dbserver (null) UnKnown Address: 192.168.0.195 If I ...
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Windows 2012 Shared Drives Odd Latency Issue

I have a Dell T110 II running ESXi 5.5 with a Windows 2012 R2 instance running with the following roles: ADDS DHCP DNS File/Storage Svcs WSUS I have two shared folders -- Scans and Data -- which ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 User Mapped Drives disconnect when GPO Mapped Drives are in effectg

I am trying to find out if a user can map their own drives and have them stay in place when they are subject to GPO mapped drives. The GPO that is in place will Map a drive which is assigned Q and ...
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How to execute a powershell script from a remote application as a specific user

I have an application which can execute a powershell script on remote windows machine. I am trying to map a network drive using a powershell script. When the same script executed at the endpoint, ...
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Sharepoint Drive Mapping, The network name cannot be found

Over the weekend the UPS that controls our core switch decided to die, after sorting everything out Monday morning I have been left with a problem I just can't get to the bottom of. We can no longer ...
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EnableLinkedConnections for standard users

I've been having some difficulties with seeing local network maps using logon scripts on Server 2008 R2. For the sake of this conversation, I have two users, one is the domain administrator account ...
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Why network drive is not accesible after reboot?

I have set a network drive on a Windows 2008 that is used by a scheduled task to read some files. After Windows update, server is rebooted and network drive becomes inaccesible for the task. What ...
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Group policy drive mapping extension not applying to Vista SP2 machine

I have one GPO (called Desktop_User) that applies to a Windows 7 and a Windows Vista machine. When I log on to this systems, the drive mapping works on the Windows 7 machine but the Windows Vista ...
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Drive letter conflict between logical drives and mapped network drives

After a reboot, one of my servers seems to be sharing a drive letter between a logical drive array and a network location. F:\ and G:\ are (and were prior to the reboot) logical drive arrays. ...
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Can I Map a Network Drive on a server to itself (SharePoint Server)?

I'm running a Windows 2012 64bit Server R2, computer name server-01, and I want to map a network drive to a path located on the same server. (This is needed for SharePoint 2013 development.) ...
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Win Server GPO Mapped Drive Missing “Connect As” functionality

We're having an issue trying to create a policy for mapping drives. We're unable to specify a "connect as" username and password.
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Writing UNC path names to a different drive? [closed]

To write a link to a file on another server I write \\ServerName\FilePathName which maps to \\ServerName C:\FilePathName How can I write the link to access a different drive, e.g. W:\? I ...
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net use encountering “System error 67 has occurred.” when trying to map from script running as service

I have a service running, on windows Server 2008 R2, which requires access to a webdav mapped drive, for copying file dependencies. Everything works when I run net use from command prompt: net use z: ...
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GPO to map drives conditionally

We have a file server that is sharing out user drives from //server/user$. We also have webDav enabled so it can be access externally by https://fileserver.company.com/user. My challenge is to map ...
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Cannot map drive letter to redirected folder when using Microsoft Remote Desktop

I'm having some difficulty getting the Folder Redirection feature of Microsoft Remote Desktop to work with command line applications. The server machine is running Windows 2008R2. The client machine ...
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Unable to map a network drive from a Windows NT PC, to a Windows 2000 PC

I am trying to set up a test rack of legacy satellite communications equipment, and part of the configuration requires that I map a network drive on a PC (in this case, it's an IBM eServer xSeries 305 ...
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How do I allow pass through access to a new shared drive on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box?

I am trying to allow access to a shared drive on our server (running windows server 2008 R2) so that users (running windows 7) can access the files on it. However, whenever they try to connect, it ...
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Network drive map through GPO not working on Windows 2012 (Neither via logon script nor drive maps)

Although I thought this would be easy I am unable to automatically connect to a network drive via GPO. I tried through a batch file on (User Configuration / Policies / Windows Settings / Script / ...
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View free space on offline mapped network drive

We provide all of our users with a mapped network drive (H:) which we have re-directed my documents to. Using FSRM on the file server, each user is restricted to 5GB of disk space. Windows ...
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Domain controller stops mapping drives from file server

File Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Domain Controller: Windows Server Standard FE 2003 SP2 This has happened twice now. User will try and log in using their domain accounts and will receive ...
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Enable offline file sync for computer owner only

At the school I am interning at, all students and faculty have a mapped home folder known as the "M:" drive for storing files that they can access from all computers. For faculty who have laptops, we ...
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Ensure drive is mapped at login on laptop with strictly wireless

So, $software runs on a 'server' (windows client w/ file sharing to share out the db folder), and laptop client has the drive mapped and $software also installed. This is the vendor's recommended ...
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script to list user's mapped drive not giving results or error

We are in the process of migrating two file servers to a new server. We have mapped drives via user group in group policy. Many users have manually mapped drives and we need to find these mappings. ...
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Windows mounted network drives slow after upgrading switch

On our small business network our old 10/100 consumer grade switch gave up the ghost, and we replaced it with a proper business-grade gigabyte switch. After wiring it in our Linux and Mac users ...
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Mapped Drive by OU

I want to implement a mapped drive which is hidden/exposed based on the OU of the user. I have a working version of this in one environment (Windows 2008R2; created by someone else), and I am trying ...
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How can I map a network drive from another domain?

I am using terminal-service server with Windows Server 2012 and we have two terminal servers share trough NLB, users connect to a terminal in the DOMAIN1 domain with Remote Desktop Connection (see ...
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GPP drive map to nested share maps to root share on Windows 8.1

Good day everyone, I'm in the midst of testing out Windows 8.1 as an enterprise OS to avoid a crisis when Win7 is no longer supported. One of the problems I've run into is with drive mappings. Most of ...
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Files copied to the server locally don't show up in share

I have a 2008 Remote Desktop server that was recently hit with Cryptolocker. The server itself was never infected, but rather a workstation with a mapped network drive to it. The infection was ...
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Administrator view ALL mapped drives

In my understanding of security, an administrator should be able to view all connections to and from a computer - just as they can view all processes/owner, network connections/owning process. ...
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Windows could not reconnect all network drives

OK, before you get all "OFF TO SUPERUSER WITH YOUR ISSUE!", they specifically state in their Help pages: "NOT about issues specific to corporate IT support and networks", and since this is a corporate ...