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Sharing symbolic links on networked drive - is not accessible due permissions

We have several windows servers 2012 R2. And a file server provided by a third party, which provides a volume available thru CIFS/SMB. I want create symbolic folder on win server to "file server" and ...
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Windows to Windows Mapped Drive?

I'm trying to work on a remote Windows Server 2012 from my Windows 10 home PC and was told they map drives pretty much like https://www.serverintellect.com/support/windowsserver/mappingdrive/ where ...
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Is it possible to map an O365 Sharepoint folder as a drive on a VM (for all users of the VM)?

Is there a good way to map an O365 Sharepoint folder as a drive (for all users of an Azure VM)? Ideally, a way where frequent re-authentication by a specific user is not required and the users's ...
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IIS Website freezes when serving images from a virtual directory

I have a virtual directory in my iis website which points to a directory on the network (on another machine). This directory has over 100k images Every so often the website freezes. When it does, I ...
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Mapped Network Drive (NAS) Disconnecting on Restart

The title pretty much says it all, but below is the ticket I submitted to the company yesterday. They have yet to get back to me, so I'm getting a bit desperate. The model of the NAS is a QNAP TS-253A....
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Trying to move 7.5GB folder from users D: drive to mapped network drive

So, I've got this user trying to move a very large folder, about 7.5GB, from a 1TB storage drive in his machine over to a mapped network drive we have on a file storage server on our domain. I've ...
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How to SFTP files from Linuxto a Windows attached network drive

I need to send files from my Linux to a network drive that is attached to a Windows system via SFTP. I want to know if I get the SFTP server running on Windows, how do I transfer a file from my linux ...
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Windows 10 AAD Azure ad domain joined & SMB share

I have a number of Windows 10 clients domain joined to azure ad, I still have a local Windows 2012 r2 server onsite with a number of shares i wish to map to from the windows 10 clients. Bu if I try ...
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Drive map recreation via GPO during background refresh

We have a drive map GPO that applies to our users container, so that drive maps are created on any machine the user logs into. What we have found, is that if the maps are deleted, and a gpupdate /...
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Can access a server but cannot map it to a drive

I had to disconnect from a mapped shared drive at work. Now, it seems I cannot re-map it. However, if I type in the address on Windows Explorer, I can certainly browse to it and access files within it....
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Newly mapped drive disappearing after computer restart (Windows 10)

I manually mapped a new drive (R:) to four users on the network. I also disconnected them from a different drive (F:) that I no longer want them to have access to. The computers all shut down at the ...
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Creators Update Stops Cross Domain GPO Drive mapping working ('0x80090005 Bad Data)

We're testing out Windows 10 Creators Update (Build 15063) here. So far this is the only unsolvable issue we've encountered. This issue is exclusive to Creators: identical Users and GPO's work fine ...
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Map network drive from cloud based server using Group Policy (Windows)

I recently purchased a cloud server to use for backup. This server is configured with public IP address, and has Windows Server 2016 installed on it. On the other hand, I have a Windows Server 2008 ...
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Server 2012 shared folder with 2 mapped drives

I have a program that requires a shared folder with 2 drive letters to it. How can I create this? If I map the drives - both pointing to the shared folder, they both have different drive letters but ...
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GPO Create and Add a Mapped Drive custom to the username

How can I create a Mapped Drive that is based on the Username of the user who is logging in? In other words, if I specify the path \\dc1\share\%username% and have the user's computer log in every ...
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Windows Search doesn't return all results from parent folder

We have an issue with Windows Search since we moved the file server from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. I do have Windows Search installed and the shares indexed (almost 1 million files and I have re-indexed the ...
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Command Line net use mapped path without Drive letter doen't appear in Windows Explorer

I've searched extensively and have not found a post with the answer. If you use Explorer to "Add Network Location", it will add that mapped path under the used drive letters area on the left without ...
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Problems mounting IIS8.5 WebDAV to a local drive letter

I posted a question earlier this week about our IIS8.5/WebDAV setup: IIS8.5 with WebDAV only serves read-only files I have the basics working, but now having trouble with mapping the WebDAV to a ...
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Auto Mapping Network Drives

I'm an IT Apprentice trying to use a group policy (in Windows Server 2012) to auto map network folders when someone first logs on to a machine. This is the batch file I have written and the 'Share' ...
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Map drive but only on workstations, not servers

In our Windows domain I would like to map a file server's share to drive letter whenever an authenticated user logs in to a desktop, but not when a user (any user) logs into a server. Is there a way ...
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Can ssh and ping but cannot map to SAMBA drive

I am trying to connect to a linux server which is set up as shares in samba. I am able to ssh and ping to the samba server, but when I attempt to map the drive through windows it says "Windows cannot ...
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Slow Access to Mapped Drive and WebDav

I'm running a Windows 8.1 x64 media server for my living group on my university's campus which serves about 40 people (though not all at the same time). It has a 1000Mbps synchronous connection to all ...
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any way to speed up mapped EFS share in Windows?

We just got an AWS account, and I was testing EFS. I created an EFS, mounted it on a Amazon Linux instance, and set it up to be shared in samba. I was then able to map the share as a drive in Windows ...
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“'Network Drive' refers to a location that is unavailable” while UNC works

Situation: Environment is a Windows Domain with 160+ Clients, several DCs. No WINS. DNS working. Fileserver is a Windows Server 2012 R2, patched regularly, SMB shares, proper NTFS and share ...
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create a .bat to map users to a shared folder but it maps them to their desired folder inside by username

I created a shared folder on my NAS box that has a folder for each user in it and it mimics their user name. I'm looking to write a .bat that will map the user folders inside to each user by user name....
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Group Policy not applying on win8.1 machines

I am trying to add a mapped drive for a specific set of users. So far I have created the Policy object, linked it to the OU where the users are. Set the security filtering to the security group that ...
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Site-to-Site Group policy

So I have Site A and Site B. At Site A is a Domain Controller that has a OU called "GPO_test" I have a GPO that maps a drive to \\Server\Share and given the drive letter X: linked to GPO_test Now ...
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What is needed to allow searching of file contents on remote 2012 R2 share

We have a remote desktop farm built on 2012 R2. Due to our users having to run Outlook in cached mode, we have not installed the windows search service on these session hosts as it breaks the Outlook ...
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Map a shared drive through GPO/GPP on a Windows 10 machine that is not part of an active directory domain

I have a Windows 2012 R2 domain controller running the most recent version of Active Directory. I have 17 client computers (desktops and laptops), most are Windows 10 and some are Windows 8 or ...
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Windows 10 - Mapped Network Drives Not Showing Right Away

I am hoping someone can assist me with this since I can't seem to find out what the issue is. We are currently using Windows 10 and I have tried it several ways, but they all result in the same way. ...
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Powershell: Creating and disconnecting a network map drive with the SYSTEM user

I need to map a network drive with the SYSTEM user, I created a PS1 which is ran by a Scheduled Task, the first part maps the drive succesfully: $net = new-object -ComObject WScript.Network $net....
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Using more than one GPO

I understand that GPO conflicts are resolved from bottom to top, so if two policies do the same thing only one will be applied. Now if I want to map drives using a GPO, so 3 drives (E:,F:,G:) are ...
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Why are Mapped Drives using GPO saying they can't find the network path or do not have access?

Shared drive is being set as the following \\SERVER\SHARE using drive N All drives have no change Show hidden drives no change Titled: "Share" Reconnect: unchecked Set as Update/Create/Replace (all ...
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EnableLinkedConnections isn't working on some Windows 10 machines

I have been using the "EnableLinkedConnections" registry setting below for years with no trouble. But lately with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, sometimes it doesn't work. I need to run some programs ...
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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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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 /add:<yourstorageaccountname>.file....
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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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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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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 domain,...
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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 ...