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How to make drives persistent in vbs logon script?

How to made the below mapping  persistent
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Option Explicit
Dim objNetwork
Dim strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
strDriveLetter = "w:"
strRemotePath = "\\server1\xyz"
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
WScript.Echo " Launch Explorer, check: "& strDriveLetter
WScript.Quit
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Jameseka
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TheCapedPlodderCommented:
Add the bUpdateProfile value and set it to True as below:

objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive strDriveLetter, strRemotePath, True


Cheers,

TCP
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JamesekaAuthor Commented:
Can you complete the code ?

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Option Explicit
Dim objNetwork
Dim strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
strDriveLetter = "w:"
strRemotePath = "\\server1\xyz"
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
WScript.Echo " Launch Explorer, check: "& strDriveLetter
WScript.Quit
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JamesekaAuthor Commented:
Oh I got it
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TheCapedPlodderCommented:
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Option Explicit
Dim objNetwork
Dim strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
strDriveLetter = "w:"
strRemotePath = "\\server1\xyz"
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive strDriveLetter, strRemotePath, True
WScript.Echo " Launch Explorer, check: "& strDriveLetter
WScript.Quit
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JamesekaAuthor Commented:
the mapping disappear after the reboot.
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TheCapedPlodderCommented:
OK.

Well the bUpdateProfile value is the equivalent of /PERSISTENT:YES in net use so there must be some other factor at work.

Why don't you just run this as a login script rather than rely on persistency which is always a bit hit and miss?

Have you tried using a batch file (which is far simpler):

net use w: \\server1\xyz /PERSISTENT:YES

Cheers,

TCP

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JamesekaAuthor Commented:
I know this command but VB scrip is what I need.
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TheCapedPlodderCommented:
OK, two things.

If you must use VBScript then why not run it as a logon script so that the drive maps every time the user logs in and therefore you don't need to worry about persistency.

If that is unacceptable why not use net use as a troubleshooting step and see if the drive mapping is retained.  This will tell you whether something else is causing the drive mappings to be lost.
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TheCapedPlodderCommented:
I have provided the answer to your initial question and tried to help you beyond your initial issue.  You appear not to want to spend any effort on solving your own issue and that's fine however I should be awarded the points for providing a perfectly workable solution.
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