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Windows 2008 VB logon script map drive by group membership

Posted on 2013-01-04
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Hello,

I used a basic VB script I found on a microsoft site.  The home directory part is working but the group membership mappings are not working. If anyone can tell me what Im doing wrong id appreciate it.  Here is the script I used:


Const Finance_GROUP     = "cn=SG_Finance"
Const IT_GROUP          = "CN=SG_IT"

Set wshNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
wshNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "h:","\\njfile\us$\" & wshNetwork.UserName

Set adSysInfo = CreateObject("ADSystemInfo")
Set CurrentUser = GetObject("LDAP://" & ADSysInfo.UserName)
strGroups = LCase(Join(CurrentUser.MemberOf))

If InStr(strGroups, finance_GROUP) Then

    wshNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "J:","\\njfile\finance"

ElseIf InStr(strGroups, IT_GROUP) Then

    wshNetwork.MapNetworkDrive "J:","\\njfile\it$\"


End If
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Question by:serverbob
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Kent Dyer earned 128 total points
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I think is more what you are looking for..
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2006.03.scriptingguy.aspx

HTH,

Kent
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by:netballi
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Very simple the line

"strGroups = LCase(Join(CurrentUser.MemberOf))"

StrGroups is a array value and you should be spliting the array into its different value like

StrGroups(0), StrGroups(1)......and so on and check for the appropriate group.
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by:Robberbaron (robr)
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the scipt itself looks ok as the Join function merges all the array elements of CurrentUser.MemberOf into a single string.

Can you add
Wscript.echo strgroups 

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after the line that creates StrGroups to check what it's value is. ?

May need to check that it is not empty as well.

the link provided by kent shows a different object used to get membership.
as does this... which i know works.
' ****************************************************************************
**********************

function InGroup(sGroup)
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'Checking to see if user is in " & sGroup & " group")

set oDomGrp = GetObject("WinNT://" & sNTDomain & "/" & sGroup)

InGroup = false

if oDomGrp.isMember("WinNT://" & sNTDomain & "/" & sUserName) then
  InGroup = true
else
  InGroup = false 
end if
end function

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by:serverbob
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Thanks everyone.  Got it working!
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