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Mapped drives for users

Posted on 2006-11-05
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I need a vb script or other method of pointing users to their own folder on a 2003 server.
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There's no script necessary. Edit the user's profile in ADUC, set the home drive letter and the home drive share; the drive configured there will be automatically mapped during logon.
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by:jontyplatt
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Sorry what is ADUC - Active Directory User Configuration - where is this?
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by:oBdA
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The "Active Directory Users and Computers" MMC with which you created the users.
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by:trenes
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Hi jontyplatt,

hit dsc.msc and you'll have ADUC (why they dont use aduc.msc is beyond me)

Cheers!
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by:hclgroup
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nothing different from what the other are tellin you..... select the user/s from ADUC go to their profile tab and in the connect to select a drive letter and the connect to box type \\servername\shared folder name\%username%

this should automatically create a folder by their username the the shred folder specified.
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by:jontyplatt
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This si good, but I seem to rememder that the administrator does not have rights to these folders. This is in a school and I need to browse the folders easily so that I can make sure that there is noting bad being downloaded.
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