Cannot Access Server Admin Share

Posted on 2009-04-17
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I have a server that has a removable SATA hard drive connected via USB (the drive bay is conneccted via USB). This drive is shared as G$ (administrative share).  My problem is that when a HD is removed and replaced, the drive becomes inaccessible to computers on my domain. I can browse the drive from the server on which it's installed, but  I cannot access it via \\server\g$ anymore unless I reboot the server.
Question by:trbbhm
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    Accepted Solution

    you should be able to resolve this a few different ways:
    net stop netlogon
    net start netlogon
          *might* work
    net share g$ /delete
    net share G$=G:\
          *should* work

    Author Closing Comment

    Bravo!  I created a batch command and have scheduled it to run every Friday at 5:00 (we always swap the drives on Friday).


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