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Still Need Password To Connect To Network Drives, After VPN In

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We use a Windows 2003 Server with RRS configured as VPN server. After VPNed in from PCs (Windows XP & Windows 7), we still need to enter password to connect to network drives. Is there a way to fix this so that users don't have to enter password for network connection?
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Rich, thanks for the repsonese. We don't use Cisco, but Windows Server RRAS for VPN. The desktops/laptops used for vpn access are not domain computers.

Users need to first log into the computers, then connect to vpn, and then connect to the network drives. It looks like we don't need to re-enter the passwords on some machines, but have to on others. I don't see any configuration difference among the computers though.
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If they aren't domain joined then i can't see how it's working for some and not others, it probably shouldn't work for any. Some drives may be connected to the same server so perhaps that's why? A machine only needs to authenticate to a server once for the user (with proper permissions) to access all drives on that server.

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