Home folders Not Automatically Mapping
Posted on 2003-10-23
Hi I hope soneone can help.
We have a W2k server which we are using as a home folder server.
The home folders are split up as follows
We have a template account %username% which maps its i: drive to \\servername\users1$\%username% , so that when the helpdesk has to create a new account, i.e. jimsmith a home folder is automatically created as \\servername\users1$\jimsmith and jim smith has full rights to this home folder.
All very well so far, but here is the problem.
When jimsmith logs in his i: drive only maps to \\servername\users1$ & not his own home folder. But when we do a START-RUN-\\servername\users1$\jimsmith he can access his home folder.
Why won't it map when he logs in ?
The users1$ share is setup with permissions as FULL for USERS group as well as FULL for the HELPDESK & SERVER ADMINS groups.
Security permissions as setup as local administrators, domain Server admins groups having full rights.
Can someone see whats wrong ? I can't understand why it won't map but START-RUN and typing in the path will allow the user access.