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I have a NAS and I need to backup to it's USB drive. However, each USB drive makes  a different share name when connected.
So I need a script to connect a drive to one of 3 different share names.

Like this:

Net Use Z: \\server\share1
or, if not available
Net Use Z: \\server\share2
or, if not available
Net Use Z: \\server\share3

Batch file or VBS would be great!
Any ideas!
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Dan Craciun earned 2000 total points
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Why not use those exact commands in a .bat?

net use Z: \delete
net use Z: \\server\share1
net use Z: \\server\share2
net use Z: \\server\share3

It will connect on the working one and error on the rest.

HTH,
Dan
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by:OneGoodGeek
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Ok, I feel stupid how easy that was!

Thanks a lot!
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by:Dan Craciun
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I usually feel relieved if a solution is easy :) One less complicated thing to maintain.

You're welcome!
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