Mapping Error.

Posted on 2007-10-11
Last Modified: 2010-05-19
When I attempt to Map a drive to my 2003 Server non-domain (workgroup), if automatically defaults to the Guest account for login and will not allow me to change it to my account or the admin account. The Guest is listed but is also grayed out.  The guest account on my 2003 Server is disabled.
Question by:Tech-4-Life
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    You should turn off simple network sharing in the client Local security policy.
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    Also, in the Security Policy, under Security Options, check that the Network Access:Sharing and Security Model is set to classic....
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    hmmm take a step back coz i am about to rant....

    why do you have a 2003 server in a workgroup! you have paid for the best server release to date, and you arent running AD! why why why!

    Its like buying a plane and driving it around on its wheels

    you are missing: Centralised management, security, standardisation, control everything!

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    Thanks for your reply gentlemen and/or ladies.  I really appreciate the feed back.  I verify your solutions tomorrow and will assign the point accordingly.  

    JayJay70 - to answer your question.  This is just a friend of a friend who had the money to burn but does understand/realize the full potential of the product.  I will do him a favor though and echo your point.  Thanks again everyone.
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    :) i just like ranting :)

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