Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Make a perminate drive for eveyone to see, including the system

Posted on 2013-01-30
1
Medium Priority
?
306 Views
Last Modified: 2013-03-26
I'm trying to find a way to map a drive to a UNC path... perminately, as if it was part of the system.   The system will need to see this because it will be running various backup jobs and users will need to see it to verify those jobs.  Is there a way or a program that will allow me to do this?

I've already tried a batch file, vbs, and power shell script to run under "local system" as a task.. but nothing happens.  GPO won't work cause the system needs to use the drive, not the uses.   This shouldn't be that hard right?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Mach03
1 Comment
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
ChanduNelluri earned 2000 total points
ID: 38838448
Hi,

Unfortunately there is no method/tool to map a network drive that is visible to all users including local system on the machine. There are tools (ex: subst) which can map local folder as a drive but they don't support network drives mapping.

> The system will need to see this because it will be running various backup jobs
> and users will need to see it to verify those jobs.

Mapping a network drive for users is easy as it can be done via logon script or Group policies. Is it possible to configure the backup jobs to run as a domain user instead of local system account? If so, you can easily fix the issue :)

-Chandu
0

Featured Post

Upgrade your Question Security!

Your question, your audience. Choose who sees your identity—and your question—with question security.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the Installation and configuration of the Data Protection Manager product. Note that this demonstration was prepared on the basis of Windows OS is 2008 R2 and DPM 2010. DATA PROTECTI…
It’s been over a month into 2017, and there is already a sophisticated Gmail phishing email making it rounds. New techniques and tactics, have given hackers a way to authentically impersonate your contacts.How it Works The attack works by targeti…
This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial software product for Windows systems called Casper from Future Systems Solutions (FSS). Cloning makes an exact, complete copy of one hard disk drive (HDD) onto another d…
Windows 8 comes with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from the new interface is a Start button and Start Menu. Many users do not like it, much preferring the interface of earlier versions — Windows 7, Windows X…
Suggested Courses

564 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question