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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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Group Policy Preferences network share is not working

I am attempting to use Group Policy Preferences to add a generic network share to all members of the domain in a Win2K12R2 and Win8,1 environment. I have a GPO in the root of the Domain Users security ...
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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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AD: GPO mapped drive and/or setting home in user profile

I discovered something interesting today that I have no idea the consequences of. Having inherited a large, complex and patchwork system with very little design, I discovered what I would consider an ...
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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 ...
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network drive auto disconnect after 10 mins in windows server 2003

I am working on windows server 2003 and when i run my script , it access data from remote network drive x: . so windows cannot make connection after 10 minutes , when i log off my computer. ...
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Is it possible to enumerate Windows users remotely?

I have a couple of shared folders which are accesible by an account which has no password (long story). But the username is very long and difficult. Is this (relatively) safe and secure, or is it ...
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Suddenly all drive letters mapped and shown as disconnected

We're currently facing an issue where at some point between 12am & 5am every night all drive letters that weren't in use become mapped* and show up as disconnected on a Server 2008 R2 Terminal ...
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Windows Server 2008 GPO Not Mapping Drives?

I have 2 servers. Server 1: Linux server running Samba, that has a share called "Common". Server 2: Windows Server 2008. I created a GPO that maps drive R: to \\LINUXSERVER\Common. I set it to ...
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Drive mapping maps two different folders for elevated and non-elevated programs

I have a Windows 2012 Domain with a couple of Windows 8 x64 Enterprise members. I want to use Group Policies to map a drive X: to a folder on a file server. The drive X: should be available on the ...
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Why should ROBOCOPY (XP026, the Windows Server 2003 version) work better through a mapped drive than local?

This page suggests that mapping a local drive to a network drive and using the network drive will help with permissions issues. This doesn't make sense to me, because: ROBOCOPY /B is supposed to ...
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GPO not applying to an OU

We have a batch file (logon.bat) that maps drives whenever a user logs on. This script is applied by Group Policy to the entire domain. Initially, this worked perfectly, as we always wanted this ...
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How can I find which logon script is being run?

I'm having an issue with network drives. Suddenly some computers and users aren't getting their mapped network drives from the logon script. I am NOT a domain admin, I don't have permission to login ...
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Network drives don't get mapped and desktop redirection stops working when domain user becomes a member of the Local Administrator group on their PC

We have a Small Business Server 2003 domain controller with Windows 7 workstations joined to the domain. I noticed recently that, if I make a user a local administrator on his computer, his ...
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Win 2008 Group Policy : Does Drive Maps (GPP) run before Logon Script setting? Both user configs are set within same policy [duplicate]

I'm on Win 2008 R2 DC with XP and Win7 desktops. On one of User GPOs, there is Drive Maps and Logon Script configured. Drive Maps are under GPP, and Logon Script is under user config. Both user ...
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Azure website virtual drive and scaling

My current understanding of Azure for websites is that it is using a virtual drive which allows a website to save files to the file system in the same way a classic server setup would do. The ...
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Why does accessing a folder via UNC path share not work but mapping the same path as a drive does?

I have two domains, PRIMARY and EXTERNAL. EXTERNAL has a one-way outgoing trust to PRIMARY so that PRIMARY's users can authenticate in EXTERNAL. Both domains have Windows Server 2008 DCs running at ...
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How to create a Map Drive with Username and Password for different folders [closed]

How can i create a map drive with a username and password required when accessing the drive? i already have map drives and i already input a username and password in ( Connect as optional ) field. ...
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how to create a samba share to the /home directory

So i'm a developer, not a dev ops person so i'm out of my element. Thanks in advance for your patience. I'm running windows 7 and set up a vmware player to run an ubuntu 12 virtual machine. I've ...
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RHEL 5 How to set mount location of multipath device?

I have a RHEL5 + 3Par FC SAN storage environment and am unsure how to setup a multipathed FC device to mount to particular location like /data. I have the 3Par Implementation guide for RHEL and it ...
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Network Drive Mapping Cannot be seen or accessed with Explorer but Can at the DOS prompt

A problem where a network map drive cannot be seen with Windows explorer but can be located and accessed from the DOS prompt. I was also able to access the map drive (z:) when I ran explorer from the ...
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Can't map to shares on new WinXP machine

I have a new WinXP machine that won't allow other Windows machines to map drive letters to its shares. Windows Update was allowed to update everything it wanted a few weeks ago multiple times until ...
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Map path server with workgroup to other server with domain

I have the following situation, and I need some help to setup properly I have two VPS (hosted with the same provider, maximumasp). Server A is 2008R2, set with WORKGROUP, and server B is 2012, set ...
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Hosting sites on mapped drives

My question is simple, We have an web server running windows 2008 with IIS. We map a network drive from our storage facilities to it and host the site that way. I am wondering if there are likely to ...
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Terminal Server 2008 not mounting drive at logon because 'unknown username or bad password'

We have a 2008 Terminal Server connected to a Windows black box on the network. The TS has a group policy applied to it that maps drives (Group Policy Preference in computer section) at logon. The ...
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AD Home Folder not reconnecting

I know there's a lot of talk about scripts mapping network drives, but I haven't seen much about this specific problem. We have our users' home folders defined in Active Directory user objects, under ...
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CentOS as windows 7 drive

i have a server, which i usually connect through ssh(password), the server is on a network and runs CentOS, but i work from a windows 7 computer. i have been searching to create a network drive ...
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How do I extract the Drive letter from the result of EnumNetworkDrives

I'm using EnumNetworkDrives to list out all the drives on a machine. I'd like to determine which object in the collection is drive "X" What object is returned in EnumNetworkDrives that has a ...
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Having problems with UNC on XP and Windows 7

Our client/server legacy application accessed media files on a server via mapped drives. We changed this to UNC paths because of security, but now we are having a lot of problems with it. Our ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Map User Specific Drive

On our old Windows 2003 SBS, the guy that set up the network created a login script that fired to map some drives and add a network printer. I would like to do away with that script and just use the ...
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Active Directory Mapped Drive won't stay connected

WinSrv08R2. I have a drive mapped to Win7 clients via Group Policy that's on another computer (an OS X server, mapped via "\serverIP\folder"). EVERY time the user logs out and then back in, it pops up ...
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Can I map a Mac OS Extended Journaled partition on a Windows PC

I have a shared directory on a Mac Server that I want to map to my Windows 7 PC. It worked fine on the old mac server as the hard drive was formatted as NTFS, but on this new one (which we got ...
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Mapping a Local Drive to Drive on Windows 2008 Server running on Amazon EC2?

We are exploring the use of a Windows Server 2008 micro instance running on Amazon EC2 for a Apache+MySQL+PHP development web server that we could could administer for our client to allow their ...
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Mapping a Drive to File Server (Win2008) results in incorrect password / username error after Reboot or Logoff/in

Here is the setup. Very small network. Windows 2008 with a single folder shared as 'Data'. Win2k8 server (called Server) has user account called Staff that is part of Users group. On a network ...
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Drive mapping fails via GPO preferences but works fine in a VBScript

I'm running a few Windows Server 2008 R2 servers with domain computers running Windows XP SP3. Client side extension is installed. I opted to use Group Policy Preferences over the conventional ...
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Can't map network drive on Windows 7 after closing VPN connection

So the command below works if I reboot my computer. But whenever I VPN to a certain customer's network on Windows 7, I lose my mapped drive. And when I try to re-establish the mapped drive (even ...
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Confused about net use local admin behavior for remote administrative shares

I have a windows 2008 R2 server I'm trying to access remotely, specifically I'm trying to use the c$ admin share. The server is on a domain My user is in the server's local admin group My user is ...
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Does Windows Server 2008 R2 cache mapped network drive files?

In my Win2k8 AD server the default group policy maps a drive letter to a geographically distant site connected via VPN. Normally typing in the network path in the Explorer address takes at least 10 ...
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Encrypt each users home Centos 6 and access from windows?

I'm trying to set up a shared drive for my team using Centos. The team might have root privileges through sudo on this system. The over all goal is under /home/ have each member dir be encrypted so ...
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Group Policy drive maps fail with Error Code: 0x80070043

I'm running a Server 2008 R2 domain with all Windows 7 x64 bit client machines. All drives are mapped using Group Policy. Which were previously on a NAS We just built a new, huge, fast server. So ...
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“Path Not Found” when attempting to write to a sub folder within a mapped drive

We have an interesting issue with one of our server shares, or possibly, our Win 7 desktops. When our users try to save files in a sub folder, either via copy/paste or through an application, to a ...
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Diagnostics requested to determine why mapped drives disappear

This is my first server fault post (more of a stackoverflow guy). We have several shared drives (on Win Server Standard 2008, SP2), which intermittently seem to lose a connection during the day. ...
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GPO for drive mapping won't work with %LogonUser% in location field

I'm struggling with a problematic drive mapping user preference where I'm trying to use the user's %LogonUser% variable to a network location (eg. \server\folder\users\%LogonUser%), but the drive ...