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troubleshooting Question

Mapping drives via VPN - can't use name but can map using ip address

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Hi.  I have a strange problem.  When people connect via the VPN, and then force their login script, sometimes it won't map the file server drives.  
However, when troubleshooting this problem, I can ping the server by both name and ip and I can do an nslookup for the server name - so it isn't a DNS problem.

If I force the mapping with the IP address instead of the name - it works fine.  

Has anyone ever seen this?  Any ideas how to fix it?

Thanks for your help in advance.

Oh - these are XP machines, using a Cisco VPN and Windows 2003 Server.

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