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Can't seem to map network drive automatically in windows 2003

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This is using a windows 2003 server in AD domain. There is a workgroup server that share out few file shares, and one of the file share named "shareA" are needed to be mapped to this server upon rebooting.

On Windows 2003 server, I logged on as domain admin, and in command prompt, type "net use S: \\workgroupserver\shareA /u:workgroupserverA\userA password /persistent:yes"; to map the drive permanently. But, upon rebooting the system, S: drive not mapped again. Any way to make S: share drive mapped permanently. Remember UserA got the R/W access to the shareA.
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If you map the drive through windows explorer is it still disappearing after reboot? (Tools --> Map network drive)

Do you consider using a batch file on startup as a viable option?
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I don't know about win 2003 but on XP pro SP3 I use vSubst to map folders as virtual drives and it persists.

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Yes, tried to map on windows, and it ends up the same. Use of 3rd party is not an option.
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Should work, unless something is get in the way...
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