Force network drive through Group Policy Preferences

I'm about to switch our old KIX script with some new features that are available in Group Policy Preferences.

For example. I try to map a network drive, which works fine when you log on.

The problem is that if you are already logged in, and you want to connect to the network drive. How do I force a connection to the network drive? (eg. if you are connected via VPN)

I've tried the command: gpupdate / force which gives me the message that I must log off when the login features to be updated. (Which you want to disconnect the user from the VPN, thus making the network drive unavailable).
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ashutoshsapreCommented:
This will not be possible via group policy, as it will require a logoff and login and in your case this is not an option.
Try to configure the VPN client, there must be an option to run a vpn login script which maps the drive when user gets connected to the VPN.

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Leon FesterSenior Solutions ArchitectCommented:
Also note: a persistent connection will not be overwritten by another map drive command.
You will need to disconnect the drive first before mapping the new drive.
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