powershell logon scripts

Posted on 2015-01-22
Last Modified: 2015-03-24
Hi Experts,
I have to map the cloud server using WebDAV so that users can use the mapped drive.
My problem is that when I use a regular logon scripts, the user name and password screen pops up.
If I use /user:domain\%username% parameter the end, then only password is required
Can I automate this process using a PowerShell so that nobody has to put the username and password?
If you have sample of this, that would be nice.
Thanks in advance
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by:John Hurst
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You can put the password after the user name and that will work. I use this on my own very secure machine.

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This runs from AD servers so I cannot put a specific password. and I also don't want to hardcode the password anywhere.
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by:John Hurst
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I don't think powershell can help then. You would need to create some sort of program.
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Can I automate this process using a PowerShell so that nobody has to put the username and password?

Yes, with a regular script as noted.

I also don't want to hardcode the password anywhere.

180 degrees contradicts the first objective. Complete oxymoron.

If you do not wish to hard code the password (good idea), then it must prompt.

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by:John Hurst
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The workaround suggested above WILL work. If you do not want to hard code things then you must live with a prompt. So I do not think you can say "No Answer"

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