Getting SharePoint mapped Drives to stay connected.

Hi Experts,

I have a customer with 40 Users that use one mapped drive for SharePoint.

They loose connection to the mapped drive and have to log back into SharePoint to renew the 'token'. They have different rights 'Ready only and Read/write' depending on their credentials.

The drive is manually added.

WebDAV service started Auto
Keep me logged in is ticked,
32BIT IE 10/11
All TLS ticked
* added to trusted sites by GPO
Automatically log-on only with current username and password ticked (O365 support idea)

No SSO or ADFS set up on domain.

I am looking for a script , policy, black magic or something that will keep the connection to the SharePoint folder and will not give the user the Red X and error.

Any ideas?



All Windows 7 SP1
w' Office 2010/2013  32bit/64bit
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Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
Sign in to the SharePoint Online site by using your Office 365 credentials.
Make sure that you click to select the Keep me signed in check box.
Open a document library in Explorer View as above – we need to do this to obtain the URL.
From your Team Site, select your Document Library.
Under the Library Tools section in the Ribbon, click the Library tab.
In the Actions group, click Open with Explorer.
Explorer should now Launch with your chosen Library
Right-click and Copy the URL from the Explorer window
From the tools menu click Map Network Drive.
Click the Connect to a Web site that you can store your documents and pictures link, and then click Next two times.
Paste the site URL, click Next, and then follow the instructions in the wizard. For example, Documents
This location will now be added as a Network Location in Windows Explorer
ggnttAuthor Commented:
A network location, that might work, Let me try that on a user and get back to you.

Thanks, Muhammad

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ggnttAuthor Commented:
That was the best solution
Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
but you didn't mark my answer as a solution.
Muhammad BurhanManager I.T.Commented:
but you didn't mark my answer as a solution.
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