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Mapping a DFS share to a drive

Hi All,
I have a login script that currently maps all our users network drives.  The users have a home directory which is mapped to the R: drive by this command in vb:

WSHNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "R:", "\\Tiger\Users" & UserString,True

I have recently introduced DFS to the comany and setup a namespace with the 'users' folder as a target:

\\adroot.pma.co.uk\pma_users\Users

Now when I try and map a drive to:

WSHNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "R:", "\\adroot.pma.co.uk\pma_users\Users" & UserString,True

using my script it fails - does anyone know why this wont work? Can I map drives with DFS using variables?

Any help greatly appreciated!

Regards

Rob
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merowingerCommented:
whats userstring!??

use the below. It will create a net work drive to:
\\adroot.pma.co.uk\pma_users\Users\%username%


set WSHNetwork= CreateObject("Wscript.network") 
Set objShell = CreateObject("Wscript.Shell") 

WSHNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "R:", "\\adroot.pma.co.uk\pma_users\Users\" &objShell.ExpandEnvironmentStrings("%USERNAME%")

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robclarke41Author Commented:
Userstring was a variable I was using before - it seemed to work ok!

I've just tried your solution and it seems to work great! Thanks! I'm just doing some more testing.
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merowingerCommented:
allright. if you've any further points..feel free to ask
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