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VBScript to Map network drive

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Hi all,

Can someone help me with a VBScript to map a network drive based on Domain account ,on machine ,on group of DL .
thanks a lot in advance.
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Question by:Jyotikadian
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Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
Set WshNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
Set AllDrives = WshNetwork.EnumNetworkDrives()

DriveLetter = "N:" 'must be capitalized
RemotePath = "\\dave\c"

AlreadyConnected = False
For i = 0 To AllDrives.Count - 1 Step 2
If AllDrives.Item(i) = DriveLetter Then AlreadyConnected = True
Next

If AlreadyConnected = False then
WShNetwork.MapNetworkDrive DriveLetter, RemotePath
WshShell.PopUp "Drive " & DriveLetter & " connected successfully."

Else
WShNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive DriveLetter
WshShell.PopUp "Drive " & DriveLetter & " disconnected."
End if
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This code adds a network drive to address of RemotePath. If the address already exists, removes that... ;)
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by:Shiju Sasidharan
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or you can use WNetAddConnection API function

http://vb-helper.com/howto_map_network_drive.html
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shijusn, they are both for VB6... Jyotikadian asks for VBscript code.
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by:Jyotikadian
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Hi CSecurity,

Though your script works but it does not specify the Domain account or Domain Distribution list. Can you please help me a bit more?
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What you want to do with domain account? You just going to map a network drive and network drive have a path.

You can specify the path in my code and then map it.
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by:EDDYKT
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may be not domain administrator has capable to see the drive

8->
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by:EDDYKT
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may be just shell with net use?
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You can use net use command like:

net use w: \\monolith\pc_dist boviks_password /user:SCS\bovik
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