server 2008 R2 map network drive via gpo

hi all,

i was wondiering how i can map my dfs root to user via GPO, preferabbly a shortcut on the desktop too, is it possible to be done without scripting?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
The only way to deploy this is information in through a login script or map a network drive through a GPO.

http://www.petri.co.il/forums/showthread.php?t=6154

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merowingerCommented:
I would use Group Policy Preferences, as they are made for connecting network drives, or crating shortcuts
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731892(WS.10).aspx
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awilderbeastAuthor Commented:
ah yeah i see it

GPO management > Preferences > Window Settings > Drive Maps a few in things in there

so i create the maps in there and then they auto have maps
then i can create a shortcut that will be placed on users desktops using shortcuts?

i notice the settings have create and update, if i set it to create and it already exists it wont create loads will it?

Thanks
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merowingerCommented:
There's an option on the Common tab to just run one time, or everytime. So you can choose.
Update is the best option, as it will not fail, if already exist
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awilderbeastAuthor Commented:
so update creates them too?



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merowingerCommented:
Yes exactly.
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awilderbeastAuthor Commented:
thats great thanks :)
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