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Mapping drives on a Mac client mapping to Windows server 2012 in the Magic Triangle

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I'm using Profile Manager on the Mac Server to create Configuration Profiles to apply to the MacBook Air laptops.

I'm working in Profile Manager -> Login Items -> Network Mounts

What is the correct syntax to map a drive here? Nothing I'm trying is working.

I've tried:

\\server name\share name
\\server name\path folder\sharename
\\192.168.x.x\sharename
192.168.x.x/sharename

Thanks.
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try using either
//server name/share name

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or
smb://server name//share name

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smb://servername/sharename
Only one forward slash between server and share.
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sorry, that was a typo
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I map drives on these Mac's all the time & this is the same syntax I use all the time. This worked perfectly now. I must be seriously low on coffee or something. Thanks gang!
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