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Drive Mappings with powershell

Posted on 2013-05-22
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Hello Gurus

I have a windows 2003 domain and I would like to use a PS1 file to map use drives.

Here's what I have so far

# PowerShell Logon Script Example
$net = $(New-Object -ComObject WScript.Network)
$net.MapNetworkDrive("Y:", "\\BWKPW21\GDrive")
$net.MapNetworkDrive("Z:", "\\BWKPW21\RXS")

I would like to remove the drives first then mapped them like we did in the batch logon script.
Thanks for your help. Any additional input will be much appriciated
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by:BT15
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I am pretty sure the code is

$net.removenetworkdrive("y:")
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this checks for the drives you listed above. if they are already mapped, it removes them.

then it maps the drives

$net = $(New-Object -ComObject WScript.Network)


if ($net.EnumNetworkDrives() | ? {$_ -eq "y:"}){
      $net.RemoveNetworkDrive("y:")
}
$net.MapNetworkDrive("Y:", "\\BWKPW21\GDrive")

if ($net.EnumNetworkDrives() | ? {$_ -eq "z:"}){
      $net.RemoveNetworkDrive("z:")
}
$net.MapNetworkDrive("Z:", "\\BWKPW21\RXS")

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by:Sarang Tinguria
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Why powershell ..?
Net use is simple

net use I: /delete
net use J: /delete
net use K: /delete
above is to delete existing drives

net use {drive letter:} \\{machine name} to map new  drives
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by:FalconTwo
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LOL Hi Sarang, Powershell or vb script  is the way to go now. A whole new world now exist out there
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by:FalconTwo
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WOW works like a charm thanks
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by:BT15
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because with powershell you can do anything :)

you are welcome
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