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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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102 views

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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1answer
930 views

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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4answers
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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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1answer
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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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279 views

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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0answers
458 views

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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1answer
139 views

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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1answer
303 views

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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2answers
148 views

How to see what drive letters are mapped for network drive?

Is there a way to see what drive letters are in use for network drives?
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2answers
1k views

Allow ColdFusion to access mapped drive?

On our production web server, it has a mapped drive (G:) that goes to the database backup folder of our database server. I can access it via termainal services easily, no problem. However, if i want ...
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2answers
908 views

Network connection keeps dropping - bad hardware?

I've into a bit of a wall with a client of mine. In an office of 20 people, he is the only one who experiences broken connections to his mapped network drives. I have everyone set up with about 6 ...
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1answer
952 views

Windows XP Insists Upon Reconnecting to Network Drive on Startup (Stop It)

I once mapped a network drive and accidentally checked Reconnect at logon. Now, no matter what I do, Windows insists upon connecting to that drive at startup. Here's what I've tried in order to stop ...
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6answers
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Mapped drives not showing in first run of Windows Explorer

We have a handful of Windows XP SP3 users whose mapped drives don't always appear in Windows Explorer when they initially log in. "net use" shows the drives are mapped correctly and they can see them ...
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2answers
605 views

How to tell credentials used for a Network Mapping?

I have a networking mapping that doesn't appear to work. When I connect to the mapping I get access denied when I try to create a folder. When I created the mapping I told it to login as another ...
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4answers
482 views

Windows network - out of drive letters

I have a customer who has gone a bit insane with shares and driver letters - to the point where they're now out of letters in the alphabet to assign (that don't conflict with existing physical drives, ...
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6answers
2k views

Map Floppy A drive to USB

I need a way to assign my windows A: drive to a usb. In fact multiple usb's keys and always the standard windows floppy drive A:. It doesn't need to be bootable... Yes I know that I can set the drive ...
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2answers
364 views

Mapped drive inaccessible after router reboot

I have a server with a mapped drive on it (maps to a directory on another server across the network). I also have an application that writes a file to the mapped drive (regularly scheduled, but ...
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5answers
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UNC mapped drive without user sessions

There's a similar question, but it was about whether it is possible or not. I want to put it in a different way: How do I create a UNC mapped drive which will be mounted at startup without anybody ...
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3answers
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Windows: Can I map a network drive for a service account?

The title says it all, really. Is it possible to create a network drive mapping that is visible to a service? Supposing the service runs under a domain account that has permissions to the share, of ...
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3answers
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Auto-mapping network drive when a user logs in

I used to know how to do this a few years ago, but I can't remember how I did it. I have one machine that is used by 5 different people. I need to map their home drive/folder when a user logs in with ...
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Disconnect mapped drive with “Reconnect at logon” setting on Vista [closed]

How to disable the Reconnect at logon setting for a mapped network drive on Vista? How to disconnect already mapped drives?