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Posted on 2007-11-26
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How do I create a script so that a none domain client (windows 98 pc) can access a shared folder on our server?

Or is there a way to allow it with permissions?
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Question by:Aluwishus
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by:KCTS
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Ideally get rid of windows 98 clients - they cannot participate properly in the domain and a a security risk. You can't use a group policy as Win98 will not apply it - you will need to create a script on the client to map the drive.
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by:Aluwishus
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I wish I could but the company I work for is running an application that can only be accessed from windows 98. And yes all the windows 98 remarks I'm going to read I've said myself when I first started working here. :)

I think I just have to put the database on a non-domain computer that has open access to it.
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You can still put the database on the domain and link to it as you would a peer-to-peer network specifying a valid username/password that has rights on the domain.
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by:Aluwishus
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I can do that but the clients don't think to do that. So I was wondering if there was a way to put a
net use ....
command line in the netlogon script that will
a)map to a shared drive
b)automatically insert the valid username and password

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by:Aluwishus
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would a username look like this?

net use h: \\server\application domainname\username password
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