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I've been looking for a logon scrpt that maps network drives based on domain groups.  Anyone have any ideas?
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> I've been looking for a logon scrpt that maps network drives based on domain
> groups.  Anyone have any ideas?

If you're using Active Directory, then this page tells you how to do it.
http://www.winnetmag.com/WindowsSecurity/Article/ArticleID/7459/WindowsSecurity_7459.html
(Read the 4th question down)

or this:
http://www.winnetmag.com/WindowsScripting/Article/ArticleID/4818/4818.html
(See Task #8 : Testing for Group Membership)

If you not using AD, then there is a tool in the NT4 Resource Kit called "IsMember" that you can use in a batch file to conditionally map drives.



Hope that helps,
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To map drives based on group membership, you can use ifmember.exe from the W2k Resource Kit. If you don't have the Resource Kit, you can download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/tools/new/ifmember-o.asp
While I'm at it, another common thing are network printers; if you want to map those automatically, too, have a look at con2prt.exe (from the NT Zero Administration Kit, still working fine in W2k/XP).

Zero Administration Kit
http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstation/downloads/Recommended/Featured/NTZAK.asp

To map a network printer:
con2prt.exe /c \\PrintServer\PrintShare
("/cd \\printserver\share" to install it as default printer; /f to delete all existing connections)

How to Use Con2prt.exe to Connect to a Network Printer
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=181663

A script solution could then, for example, look like this:

====8<----[Logon.cmd sample]----
REM *** ifmember.exe sets errorlevel 1 if the user is member of the group!
ifmember.exe YourDomain\SomeGroup
if not errorlevel 1 goto EndSomeGroup
net use X: \\FileServer\SomeGroupShare
con2prt.exe /c \\PrintServer\SomeGroupPrinter01
:EndSomeGroup
====8<----[Logon.cmd sample]----
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@CleanupPing:

Since I first suggested the use of the utility in the NT Reskit, and oBdA gave a good example of how to use it, I suggest an even split.

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