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Mapping drives in windows server 2003.

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I know there is a lot of answers for mapping drives in expert-exchange. What I want to do is mapping drives only when logging on the client-computers, not when logging on the server.

Is that possible ??


Regards, Zoodiaq
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by:JamesDS
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Zoodiaq
You could use a logon script that checks for the servername environment variable before executing:

if %COMPUTERNAME% = server goto end

net use * \\server\resource

:end

Cheers

JamesDS
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I can't get it to work in a .bat file ?!?
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Post your BAT file and the hostname of your server here

Cheers

JamesDS
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by:Zoodiaq
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Heres my bat,


\\SERVER\Clients\Setup\setup.exe /s STOHNSERVER

net use f: /Delete
net use g: /Delete
net use h: /Delete

net use f: \\server\programs
net use g: \\server\enkelt
net use h: \\server\faelles

net time /set /y
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STOHNSERVER should have been server.
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Try this (note double = sign):


\\SERVER\Clients\Setup\setup.exe /s STOHNSERVER

if %COMPUTERNAME% == yourserver goto end

net use f: /Delete
net use g: /Delete
net use h: /Delete

net use f: \\server\programs
net use g: \\server\enkelt
net use h: \\server\faelles

:end

net time /set /y

Cheers

JamesDS


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I'll try, thx.


Zoodiaq
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