Mapping Drive Z
mike at psand.net
Fri Dec 10 14:22:30 GMT 1999
Two batch files doesn't work as Win9x still deletes Z: at the end, I'd go
with the StartMenu solution.
----- Original Message -----
From: C.Lee Taylor <lee.taylor at scania.co.za>
To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM <samba-ntdom at samba.org>
Sent: Friday, December 10, 1999 7:59 AM
Subject: Re: Mapping Drive Z
> Hi ...
> I see two other options post in the list. First the two batch files
> might cause a little havoc when DOS (Win9x / WFW) wants to find the first
> batch file if you use a "Call Login2.Bat" if you don't it might work fine,
> but I think this is messy. Second option to put a batch file into the
> Start-up group, well, I think that even more messy because you have to go
> each PC to do the updates ... in that case you might as well update all
> short-cut anyway ...
> I would go with one batch file that map "L:" and the changes to "L:"
> the batch files, as long as if can find the batch file in the current
> directory, it should not complain about "Please insert disk with Batch".
> you need a little more help, please feel free to e-mail me or the group
> it's about time I gave a little back to our community !!! ...
> C.Lee Taylor
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Scott Rosicka <plasma at gen.latrobe.edu.au>
> To: Multiple recipients of list SAMBA-NTDOM <samba-ntdom at samba.org>
> Sent: Friday, December 10, 1999 1:30 AM
> Subject: Re: Mapping Drive Z
> > I found the easyest way to combat this was to put a link in "Startup"
> > on the 95's to a batch file contaning
> > ------------
> > @echo off
> > net use z: /delete
> > NET USE z: \\<samba server>\homes
> > EXIT
> > ----------
> > I made the link back to \\<samba server>\netlogon\scripts\default95.bat
> > that way i could make changes to it if i needed to
> > scott
> > On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Chris Tooley wrote:
> > > I am trying to map a Samba Share with the netlogon batch file on
> > > machines to drive Z:, however I am coming up with problems because the
> > > script says that \\<samba server>\netlogon is already mapped to Z:.
> > > when the machine is logged in, nothing is mapped to Z:. Is this a
> > > issue or a Samba setting? And, in either case is there a way to
> > > drive letter that netlogon is mapped to for the purpose of running the
> > > script?
> > >
> > > Chris Tooley
> > > Joslyn Art Museum
> > > 2200 Dodge St.
> > > Omaha, NE 68102
> > > (402)342-3300
> > >
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