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Script to map home drive for users

Posted on 2007-11-19
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Currenly I mapping a users "h" home drive with an entry in the users properties under the home folder path. I would like to script so that when users log in they are mapped to their h drive on a server.

Each user has a shared with with the correct permissions on the server. The share is username$
So in the home folder properties its \\server\username$

Thanks in advance
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Question by:vmamedov
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by:vmamedov
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I would also like to use DFS, so the location of the home drive would be \\domain\share\share\username$
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by:MorDrakka
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Hi,

As i understand correctly, you do NOT wish to use the AD integrated homefolder option en want to script it ?

How about this in the loginscript:

Net use H: \\domain\share\share\%username%$

Where you use the environment variable %username%

If I do not understand correctly please say so :p

M
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by:vmamedov
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I have tried that and it doesnt work, it doesnt map the drive,
also i am looking for a vb script not batch
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chandru_sol earned 500 total points
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Try this..........


regards
Chandru
Set objSysInfo = CreateObject("ADSystemInfo")
 
strUser = objSysInfo.UserName
Set objUser = GetObject("LDAP://" & strUser)
 
strUserName = objUser.samAccountName
 
strDrive = "\\domain\share\share\" & strUserName & "$"
 
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("Wscript.Network")
objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "H:", strDrive

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by:MorDrakka
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arg C beat me again. /sigh
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by:vmamedov
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chandru, thanks for your help
after running the script i am getting the following error

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Windows Script Host
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Script:      C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\hdrives.vbs
Line:      11
Char:      1
Error:      The system cannot find the file specified.

Code:      80070002
Source:       WSHNetwork.MapNetworkDrive

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OK  
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by:vmamedov
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i figured out what i was doing, there was a problem with DFS

thanks both
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by:AdrianWhitehurst
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How did you fix the issue? I am getting same error when I run the script.
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by:vmamedov
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adrian whats is the problem that you are having?
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