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Posted on 2014-03-17
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Im trying to use drive mapping using GPO and preference but its not mapping. I attached a screen shot. What could I be doing wrong?

Is there another way to map drives other than a script. I have over 4k machines.

Im using 2008 server.
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Question by:Thomas N
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you forgot to attach screenshot, probably.
you can define user home folder in AD user properties, but to do this manually for thousends of users is not a good idea.
then you can create GPO (as I tried)
logon script
or import homefolder as I mention at the beginning useing a command - import from file
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by:Thomas N
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sorry here it is.
drive-mapping.bmp
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if you log in into machine as some user who should have Q drive mapped and try Start>Run>\\Printers_win7
does the user have permission to access that resource?
did you connect GPO to correct OU?
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by:Thomas N
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Yes im just testing now with my own machines and I have full permissions to it.
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when you run gpresult -r command in command prompt on computer you are logged as user who should have drive mapped, are you able to see that GPO applied?
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Are you sure that this isn't conflicting with an existing drive mapping?  I always use Update instead of Create just to make sure that if there's an existing mapping it will change it.
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On your screen shot "Hide/Show this drive" what happens when you click the radio button "Show this drive" and click "Apply" ????
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