[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 280
  • Last Modified:

Drive mapping to two different servers

Primary domain/file server is Windows 2003 Standard.  I've setup a secondary server, Windows 2008 Standard.  Currently running .bat login script to folders on primary server.  

Can I invoke a login script to map drives to both the primary and secondary servers?

Secondary server is not yet joined to the domain.
0
Randyp53
Asked:
Randyp53
  • 2
  • 2
2 Solutions
 
Norm DickinsonGuruCommented:
Yes, as long as there is a shared folder and the user has permission to the shared folder it should work just fine.
0
 
Randyp53Author Commented:
Does the secondary server have to be joined to the domain?
0
 
Norm DickinsonGuruCommented:
It has to be physically connected to the same network and should be running on the same subnet. For instance, if the main server is 192.168.75.1, and the secondary server is 192.168.75.40 it would allow a connection. Can you see one server from the other?
0
 
Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Best to have the secondary server joined to the domain otherwise you will have credential issues.

All user accounts would have to match on both servers that's a lot of work.

If a member of the domain then all domain accounts are infect.
0
 
Randyp53Author Commented:
Sorry -- been away for a couple of weeks.  Seemed like the last time I tried this it woulnd't map, but I went through the steps again and all works as advertised.  Thanks for taking the time to answer.
0

Featured Post

The 14th Annual Expert Award Winners

The results are in! Meet the top members of our 2017 Expert Awards. Congratulations to all who qualified!

  • 2
  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now