Solved

Login script

Posted on 2004-09-18
7
314 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
How is the best way to create a login script for drive mappings for Windows 2003?
0
Comment
Question by:mharmon777
7 Comments
 
LVL 104

Accepted Solution

by:
Sembee earned 500 total points
ID: 12091496
Easiest way is to use a DOS batch file.

net use s: \\server1\source

You can do a lot more - check out this site for more information on getting started with login scripts:

http://www.amset.info/loginscripts/

Simon.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:lichen86
ID: 12093465
Depending on the number of users, you can also create GPO's and link them to OU's .   Open active directory users and computers and then right click on the room of the domain and select "new- organizational unit".  By setting up seperate OUs for different groups of users, you simplify the management process for adding users.  For example, you can have an OU for accounting, one for standard users, and one for the shipping dept. Once your OU is created, right click on it and then go into properties and then click on the "group policy" tab.  Create a new policy here, then edit it.  To assign a logon script to the OU, expand "user configuration", "windows settings", and then open "logon scripts".  Now you can create a script using Sembee's instructions above.  If you already have users that exist in other OUs then you can simply move them into the new one by using the active directory users and groups snap in.  Remember, your default domain policy overrides your other policies unless you right click on your OU - properties - group policy - tick the box "block inheritance" This is the just the tip of the iceberg for group policy.  You will probably want to learn more about them, they are very powerful.  
0
 

Author Comment

by:mharmon777
ID: 12095217
Are there tools to remotely manage this server from a Windows 2000 or XP workstation?

0
Highfive Gives IT Their Time Back

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 12095482
0
 

Expert Comment

by:potpourrigroup
ID: 14549690
My question is groups... Novell could script by group name. In W2k3 I have to put a batch file in each users profile. Is there a better way... Hmmmmm?
0
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 14549946
potpourrigroup - This is a closed question. Please post your query as a new question where it will be picked up and answered.

Simon
0
 

Expert Comment

by:potpourrigroup
ID: 14550018
Doh! Sorry!
0

Featured Post

Free Trending Threat Insights Every Day

Enhance your security with threat intelligence from the web. Get trending threat insights on hackers, exploits, and suspicious IP addresses delivered to your inbox with our free Cyber Daily.

Join & Write a Comment

Many of us need to configure DHCP server(s) in their environment. We can do that simply via DHCP console on server or using MMC snap-in on each computer with Administrative Tools installed in a network. But what if we have to configure many DHCP ser…
Setting up a Microsoft WSUS update system is free relatively speaking if you have hard disk space and processor capacity.   However, WSUS can be a blessing and a curse. For example, there is nothing worse than approving updates and they just have…
Internet Business Fax to Email Made Easy - With eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com), you'll receive a dedicated online fax number, which is used the same way as a typical analog fax number. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr…
In this seventh video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFfonts utility, which lists all the fonts used in a PDF file. It does this via a command line interface, making it suitable for use in programs, scripts, batch files — any pl…

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now