strange issue with our Explorer published application in Citrix

John Myers
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We are seeing a strange issue with our Explorer published application in Citrix. For most users it displays all the network drives that are mapped via our domain login script (group policy – default domain policy) in the published app. We have a few users that have an issue seeing the mapped drives. The login script runs because we see the log that is created. Also, if you open a command prompt from their Citrix session and run a ‘net use’ command, it shows that the drives are mapped, but they are not displaying in the Explorer window. And the users can browse to the network locations that the drives are supposed to map to so it’s not a rights issue.  Any ideas? It’s really strange.
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Do you have any GPOs enabled that hide network drives?
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It is the rights issue or permission.
There is no doubt user can browse to netlog or drives folder because by defual their permission are set to read only. You will also note that user can access the netlog folder and run script manualy it may ask for admin credentail and even after that you will see script runs but no drives are shown.
You need to make sure in permission advance settings of netlog there is tick on LIST FOLDERS
You also need to make sure those users have also appropritae permission in each drive again you need to make sure in advance setting of each driver there is tick LIST FOLDERS

I had exactly same issue and it was all to do with permission settings of C: drive, Netlogon Folder, Each Drive,

The other way to test also is try to logon the user who can access all drives on the PC of the user who cannot and do the same vice versa you will see for your self it has nothing to do with computer its to do with user rights
I hope this help come back if need further assistance
This was the GPO setting for Fast logon introduced for XP


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