Logon Scripts arent running the first time user logs in.

Posted on 2004-11-10
Last Modified: 2010-04-19
I have 2003 server and some logon scripts to map some drives.
On most machines the script runs when they reboot and login, but on a few others the scripts don't run right after a reboot.
I notice 2 things about the affected machines...
1. If I wait about 2-3 minutes after the machine has rebooted and then login the script runs and the drives map fine.
2. If I login immediately and then logout and then right back in the script runs on the second login.

I went to the GPO for my root OU and set 'Computer Configuration > "Always wait for the network at comptuer startup and logon=ENABLED" , but it doesn't seem to help as a couple users can login to one machine and only get a couple drives or none at all and then login to another machine and everything works fine.

Any other suggestions?
Question by:Matrix1000
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    Accepted Solution

    Might be cache logon locally on the problem machines, but where are you putting the scripts?
    Netlogon - GPO - Logon ?
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    Author Comment

    I put the scripts in the GPO > User Configuration >Windows Settings > Scripts > Logon
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    Expert Comment

    On most machines............. is it isolated to say WIndows XP machines?
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    Author Comment

    No the problem occurs on both 2000 and XP. It seems to occur to those who have roaming profiles.

    Expert Comment

    On my vbscript i resolve the problem with a time delay of 10 second BEFORE connect the network drives. The delay permits to the network to be fully up.

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