Drives do not map...
Posted on 2008-11-09
Here is an odd one. An XP system was removed from a domain where it worked properly, and joined another. 2 users logon into the PC (domain logon), and the drives only map for the first 2 users. If the bad user connects to the server in a TS session the drives map properly. The Win 2003 DC uses DNS which is working properly on 4 other XP and Win2K PC clients.
Deleting then recreating the user in the AD and deleting the user's profile folder on the system fails to correct the problem. Unfortunately I have not tried the user on another system but the TS sessions map properly.
More background which may be the same problem: when adding domain users the the local admin group (on the XP PC), the domain does not appear in locations only the local system is available. I have tried adding all domain info in the LMHosts and the netstat -a looks good. I have added WINS on the DC and also enabled WINS and NetBIOS on TCP/IP on the client to no avail.
Q. How can I get the drives to map and the domain appear in locations? Are there some server side policy tweaks? TIA G