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Posted on 2006-11-28
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HI Experts,

Actually im running windows 2003 server with GPOs to MAP shares directory to users, for example here one of the scripts :

net use p: \\data0\test

it work fine , but if I want to change to a different path like

net use p: \\data0\pepe

it doesn’t change it on the user , I have to logon the user , disconnect the share , and then in the next logon it will apply the change.

Can you help to find way it doesn’t apply the changes automatically?

Thanks

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Question by:diegomirner
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by:oBdA
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Simply disconnect the drive before you map the new one:

if exist P: net use P: /delete
net use p: \\data0\pepe

You can circumvent (most of) these problems if you map the drives non-persistently:

net use /persistent:no
net use P: \\data0\pepe

will map P immediately, even if the script yesterday looked like

net use /persistent:no
net use P: \\data0\test

/persistent:no will prevent the mapped drives from being automatically recreated on logon (the same function as the "Reconnect at logon" checkbox if you map in Explorer).
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by:diegomirner
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HI Alimu,

Thanks for your help again , i tray it like this

if exist P: net use P: /delete
net use p: \\data0\pepe

but it didnt work , any other sugestion ?
thanks
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himkal earned 750 total points
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why you are using double slash

use net use p:\data0\pepe
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by:diegomirner
ID: 18037133
it works perfect , thanks a lot

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