troubleshooting Question

Mapped drive stopped working with %username%

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Windows OSActive DirectoryWindows Server 2008* mapped drive
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I'm trying to map a drive through group policy and create a folder for users profiles. I'm using the below but the drive isn't being mapped. If I remove the %username% the drive gets mapped.


The user I'm testing it with is an administrator and has full control permissions to the 'UserProfiles' folder.
gpresult is showing it is being pulled through.
It's using a drive letter not being used anywhere else.
It has worked in the past.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

Any ideas why this could be happening?
Ben Personick (Previously QCubed)
Lead SaaS Infrastructure Engineer

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