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authentication issues

Hello I have a client with windows 2003 and everyday it boots a couple people off and they have to reboot. I created a batch file while I am figuring this out to reconnect all there drives, but is there a way to add in teh batch file to have them log back in and authenticate. Thank you
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KevNetCommented:
Are you using scripts to map those drive letters to a file share on the server, If so, place a script there that disconnects the mapped drives when your clients logoff. and make sure that client DNS entries are correct.

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eberhardt2329Author Commented:
they are mapped manually should I map them with logon scripts? how would I do that
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KevNetCommented:
Open a text editor and add the following adjusting to suit your environment and each user or group of users
You can see the drive letter followed by the UNC path to the network share to be mapped, adjust to suit each drive

net use h: \\servername\sharedfoldername

Save the file as .bat and configure on your individual clients in AD to suit or via group policy

you can then create a logoff script to remove/disconnect these by using the /delete switch

net use h: /delete



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eberhardt2329Author Commented:
i created a .bat with the net use commands. I put this on there desktops so that they could double click itto reconnect there drives. This is not working they have to reboot and re authenticate?
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KevNetCommented:
the logon scripts should be placed on a server and confiured through active directory.
Have you looked at the clock settings on all of these desktops in comparison to the server?
If they are too far adrift from the server this can cause problems as the kerberous authentication system doesnt like it if the time diff is too much
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