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Mapped drive gets disconnected at logoff

Posted on 2007-12-05
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Hello

I'm mapping a drive to a 2003 Server, which is just running the OS, no domain functions or FSMO roles. I'm mapping from a DC to it, and the drive gets disconnected at logoff. I've tried the net config server /autodisconnect  -1 to disable autodisconnect. I tried mapping it via command line, with the persistent:yes switch, tried both IP and FQDN. I'm using admin credentials all the way through, and the drive maps, but disconnects as soon as I log off.
I have and identical server/function and the mapped drive to it does not have this problem. Any ideas?

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Question by:Trevor Local
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Mapped drives are *always* user specific, and they will always be disconnected at the user's logoff.
What is it exactly you're trying to do?
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by:Trevor Local
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I have a batch file as a daily task to copy an offline database. The "reconnect at logon" is what I'm after. When I log back in the drive is disconnected and prompts for credentials.


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just mapped  the drive with a different local user account (also with admin priveleges) and it does reconnect after logoff/logon. so the normal admin profile i was using seems to be where the fault lies. not sure what it is though. ?
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Could be a corrupt profile. Log on with a different administrative user, make a backup of your current profile, and clean out the profile folder. Log back on with your regular admin user, check if you can reconnect properly.
If so, copy any files you might still need from the backup profile to the new one, and use the new profile.
If not, log back on with the other user and restore your former profile.
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by:Trevor Local
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I'm chalking it up to corrupt profile, as I was able to create a new user (admin group) map the drives and log back in successfully. thanks for quick response.

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