VBS to find all mapped drives on remote computer and print to txt file


I am not very familiar with VBS, but I've been able to put together 2 scripts to almost give me what I want (the resulting script is posted below).  I have seen scripts that present what the HKCU>Network shows as the mapped drives, but I wanted to be presented with all mapped drives, including Home folder, and drives mapped to other computers.

I also have a script that will present to me all of my drives, but it shows my mapped drives even when I ask for the mapped drives of a remote computer.

The code below works, except that, as stated, it gives me the user and computer name of the remote computer and the drives of my computer.  I need it to show me the drives of the remote computer.

This is what the script gives me:
    User: training1
Computer: floater8

Drive H: = \\server\home$\jmartin
Drive U: = \\seperate_computer\Docs
Drive P: = \\server\san-PRIVATE-data
Drive S: = \\server\san-SHARED-data

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This is the correct format, the computer name (floater8) is the correct remote computer and the user name is the user that's currently logged into that computer.  All of that is correct.  The drives, however, are the drives on my computer, not the target computer.

What can I change in the code that will give me the drives of the remote computer?


P.S.  I'm sure the code is not very clean and neat; like I said, I'm not very familiar with VBS.  I just need it to work.
' ********** My Code **********

strComputer = inputbox("enter computer name")
Set Connect = GetObject("winmgmts://"&strComputer)
Set WshNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
Set oDrives = WshNetwork.EnumNetworkDrives
Set oPrinters = WshNetwork.EnumPrinterConnections

' ********** Blank the report message
strMsg = ""

' ********** Set objects 
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set objWbem = GetObject("winmgmts:")
Set objRegistry = GetObject("winmgmts://" & strComputer & "/root/default:StdRegProv")

' ********** Get the current user from Explorer  
Set colProc = objWmiService.ExecQuery("Select Name from Win32_Process" & " Where Name='explorer.exe' and SessionID=0")

If colProc.Count > 0 Then
	For Each oProcess In colProc
		oProcess.GetOwner sUser, sDomain
End If

' ********** Print user and computer
strMsg = strMsg & "    User: " & sUser & VbCrLf
strMsg = strMsg & "Computer: " & strComputer & VbCrLf & VbCrLf

For i = 0 to oDrives.Count - 1 Step 2
strMsg = strMsg & "Drive " & oDrives.Item(i) & " = " & oDrives.Item(i+1) & VbCrLf

'For i = 0 to oPrinters.Count - 1 Step 2
'strMsg = strMsg & "Printer " & oPrinters.Item(i) & " = " & oPrinters.Item(i+1) & VbCrLf

' ********** Check for the existence of the "SysInfoCheck" folder then
' ********** write the file to disk.
strDirectory = "C:\SysInfoCheck"
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
If objFSO.FolderExists(strDirectory) Then
	' Procede
	Set objFolder = objFSO.CreateFolder(strDirectory)
End if
' ********** Calculate date serial for filename **********
intMonth = month(now)
if intMonth < 10 then
	strThisMonth = "0" & intMonth
	strThisMonth = intMOnth
end if
intDay = Day(now)
if intDay < 10 then
	strThisDay = "0" & intDay
	strThisDay = intDay
end if
strFilenameDateSerial = year(now) & strThisMonth & strThisDay
	Set objFile = objFSO.CreateTextFile(strDirectory & "\" & strComputer & "_" & sUser & "_MappedDrives" & "_" & strFilenameDateSerial & ".txt",True)	
objFile.Write strMsg & vbCrLf

' ********** Ask to view file
strFinish = "Finished collecting mapped drives for computer: " & strComputer & "." & VbCrLf & VbCrLf & "View file?"
strAnswer=MsgBox(strFinish, 68, "System Information Checker")
if strAnswer = 6 then
	Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
	objShell.run strDirectory & "\" & strComputer & "_" & sUser & "_MappedDrives" & "_" & strFilenameDateSerial & ".txt"
end if

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Jono MartinSystems AdministratorAsked:
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Hi, unfortunately, you can't.  As you've stated, you can view the PERSISTENT drives of a remote user by querying the HKCU\Network key, but that's all you can see remotely.

If you want the current drives, you need to have the user run the code you have for EnumNetworkDrives.  The script could then pipe that to a file for you to read.

I have not found any way of reading the non persistent drives that a remote user has mapped.



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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:

Just a thought, but could we use PSEXEC to run some code on the target machine(s)?

No, because it needs to run under the user context....
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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Well, I guess if you knew the username and password for each remote computer you could specify them to PSEXEC, but I get that doesn't work.

So only other approach is to actually run a logon script on the desired PCs and write the output to a shared folder or such, where it could be collected.

Yeah, pretty much.  That still misses out on any later made connections that are not persistent though.  It's always been a pain!
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:

Jono MartinSystems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys.  That's a drag that it can't be done, but I'm glad that at least I know not to spend any more hours trying to figure out the VBS for something that will never work.

Thanks again!
Sure, no problem.

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