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Issue with refreshing Mapped Network Drives at client side on Windows 10 when hot-swapped on Linux server (SMB)

I have a Linux NAS server (Ubuntu 20.04 w/ Samba version 4.13.14-Ubuntu). It has 16 slots that do have automounting scripts which allow hot-swapping - it is a feature I need as I have to plug ...
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Getting Error ID 4625 for a mapped drive but user can access drive

We have a work machine that can access a mapped network drive just fine but the server (2012 R2) is throwing out Audit Failure Error ID 4625 An account failed to log on. Failure Information: Failure ...
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GPO to set DFS Path to Active in Referral List for mapped drive

I have a DFS Namespace of domain.lcl\DFS that replicates a folder ReplFolder across 3 geographically dispersed servers: \\VANCOUVER\FolderA \\MADRID\FolderA \\TOKYO\FolderA I can manually map a drive ...
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Drive Mapping through GPO on few Servers

I have a requirement to fulfill related to Drive mapping through GPO. We have a domain (let's call it contoso.com). Under contoso, we have an OU "InfraComputers" where there are 1000s of ...
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Can't connect to server until reboot computers

I have a domain with around 90 PC with the domain controller running by Windows Server 2012 R2 and the PCs Windows 7. Every PC has a mapped drive from the server and a database interface that's linked ...
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Sometimes drive mappings don't connect at logon

I have this strange problem at all our clients. Sometimes, when u user logs on, a drive-mapping is missing. So for example, the user needs 2 drive-mappings, but gets only one. We are deploying drive-...
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Deleted Drive Map via GPO Still Showing

I have a mapped gpo drives configured on my Windows Server 2012r2 and it works great when mapping a drive. The issue is when I delete a drive b/c it is no longer needed, it still reappears even after ...
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How to Configure Sync Center / Offline Files within a IIS Shared Configuration Environment to sync when user is logged off?

We've been scratching our heads at this and we are not sure if this is a design limitation of sync center or are missing something on our server. Our environment consists of a cluster of WS2016 boxes ...
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lsbk issue, reboot causes devices to re-order

I am having a weird issue with lsblk and my nvme devices. This occurs on CentOS 7.7, 7.8, 8.2 On first boot after installation the devices are ordered as expected under lsbk [root@pqclient-1-127 ~]# ...
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Why does "Remove this item when it is no longer applied'' in Drive Maps preferences disconnect users' AD home folder?

When I enable "Remove this item when it is no longer applied" for any mapped drive in Group Policy preferences, the user's home folder that is mapped by their Active Directory account ...
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Retrieve Actions-property of an via group-policy mapped network drive on Windows-client

is it possible to retrieve detailed informationen about mapped network drives, which are configured via group policy, on the client side? Especially i'm interested in the "Actions"-property: ...
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Powershell / Command prompt cannot switch to mapped drive when running as another use

in my powershell prompt, logged into a Windows 10 PC as Domain\UserA i can run the net use command to see my shared drives net use lists +--------+-------+----------------+---------------------------+ ...
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Mapped Network Drive with SMB1 and Windows 10 [closed]

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine (I know, but it’s out of my control) with a bunch of network shares on it. I have a laptop that has just been rebuilt with Windows 10 2004. I’ve enabled CIFS/SMB1 ...
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Opening a folder with a certain files forces a return to the parent folder

I have this unbelievable behaving in this constellation: Windows Server 2019 Standard Desktop running in the trial version the 2nd day. A fresh copy, without additional software. Just added the ...
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How to map a UUID directly to both a device name (e.g. /dev/sda1) AND a mount point (e.g. /mnt/home2)?

I know how to map /etc/fstab to the mount point with the device name: /dev/sdb1 /mnt/home2 ext4 usrjquota=quota.user,jqfmt=vfsv0 0 0 This practice is however highly ...
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Moving files to a mapped drive is far slower than direct network share

There is one Windows 10 Pro (1909) Client in our company network that is experiencing an odd behavior. Moving files to a mapped drive brings up to 40Mbs and is therefor much slower in comparison to ...
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Mapped Harddrive, Bitlocker? [closed]

All the available letters to use for harddrive, i used up. So for my new harddrive, i used mapping. So i have mapped my new harddrive to a folder. My question is, is it possible to still get ...
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How do I map a drive letter to a network share for all RDP users on a Windows Server 2016

I want to map a new drive letter F: for all users that login to my application server on Azure so they can edit files that are on a separate network share \FileServer\StorageDrive. How can I do that?
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How do I get the drive mapping to work via GPO after a domain rename?

I just underwent a domain rename as requested by management. So previously I had my network shares put under GPO. They were all under Update, using the reconnect option and were using the FQDN of ...
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Other virtual drive formats for linking to physical disk device or to archive content

It is known that you can link to physical disk device through VMDK virtual drive format. It works on Mac*, Lin*, Win* with VirtualBox or VMware ( here solution with VBoxManage internalcommands ...
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Recover source host of lost mapped drives on Windows 2003 Server

I have a legacy Windows 2003 Server that hosts an MS SQL server DB. The mdf and ldf files of said DB are stored on network mapped drives. One day the DB encountered errors only for us to find out that ...
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How to disable Win10 constantly retrying offline network drives?

I have a storage machine that is usually offline. When I want to use it, I WOL it and then access its drives. A drive from that machine is mapped to Windows 10. When that machine is offline, Windows ...
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Is there a way to have a network drive accessible on limited time?

I'm new to networking. Is there a way to have the PC in the office (40-50 computers) to have like a time-based access to the NAS drive? (Note that we would have the NAS drive's folders be mapped on ...
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Drive mappings from login script do not work

I have about Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Servers in farm. To the best of my knowledge they are all have the same update status and they are also goverened by the same GPO. Among others, users ...
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Windows 10 network share (by gpo in domain) not showing in explorer

I map 2 drives from the same samba server via the same GPO in a domain. I have (at least) one Windows 10 (1803) client PC, that only maps one drive (K). The other drive (L): is not shown in explorer ...
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How can an ISO image be mounted to a specified drive letter in Powershell?

I have an ISO image (in this case an MS Office ISO) that I'd like to mount. I'd like to use Powershell, and specify the drive letter assignment at the time of mounting, such that I can use scripting ...
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map drive automatically using user credentials for server in separate forest

We have two completely separate forests with no trusts between them. I can map a drive on my computer to a server in the other forest by using the 'Connect using different credentials' option in 'Map ...
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Use network drive in sftp on Windows 2016

I'll start by specifying I'm not in the Sysadmin team at work, I work in another building with a small team and we are the "special cases". So they gave me full admin on our servers but I ...
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map drives to local server depending on which location you plug in

I have three locations all connected via site-to-site VPN to each other. I have a server at each location with mirrors of each other holding 3+TBs of data. I can use GPOs to map drive letters to a ...
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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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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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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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