[Samba] Re: Drive Mapping issue on W2K (Trey Nolen)
tnolen at internetpro.net
Tue Aug 13 08:47:00 GMT 2002
Wish I'd known about that parameter before I converted a BUNCH of
workstation programs from Z: to Y: :-(
Thanks, though, I'm sure it will come in handy later!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ryan Novosielski" <novosirj at UMDNJ.EDU>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 12:03 PM
Subject: [Samba] Re: Drive Mapping issue on W2K (Trey Nolen)
> You're going about this in the wrong way. Review the following piece of
> logon drive (G)
> This parameter specifies the local path to which the home
> directory will be connected (see logon home) and is only used
> NT Workstations.
> Note that this option is only useful if Samba is set up as a
> logon server.
> Default: logon drive = z:
> Example: logon drive = h:
> ...this happens by default on an NT-based workstation. You do not need,
> and in fact probably should not, mount a home directory in the logon
> scripts for your NT-based machines. Instead, set this paramater to
> whatever you like (apparently H:, as I did on my machine and as is shown
> in this example), and the drive will be mapped automatically on logon.
> I have used this method and it works just fine.
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> > Message: 7
> > From: Tim Boring <tboring at insight.rr.com>
> > To: samba at lists.samba.org
> > Date: 10 Aug 2002 20:59:47 -0400
> > Subject: [Samba] Drive Mapping issue on W2K
> > I've recently added a w2k client to our company domain and noticed that
> > when a user logs into the w2k client, samba is mapping the user's home
> > directory twice, once to h:\ (which is how I've set up the logon
> > script), and a second time as z:\ (which is not designated at all in the
> > logon script).
> > The weird thing is that the same user can then log on from a win98
> > client and the user's home directory is mapped only once, as it should
> > be.
> > Has anyone else experienced this behavior?
> > Thanks,
> > Tim
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