[Samba] Logon Script

Barry deFreese bdefreese at cox.net
Fri Aug 23 14:02:00 GMT 2002


To my knowledge there is no way to establish a drive to a username variable 
under Windows.  One thing that you can to is set their home directory in the 
users profile and then do a net use h: /home.

I could be wrong though...

Barry deFreese

On Friday 23 August 2002 03:47 pm, Paul Soulek wrote:
> I volunteer at a school, where we recently installed Linux on a server,
> and we run SAMBA. I have a logon script, that makes use of the "net use"
> command in Windows to map the network drives when a user logs on.
> Here is what it looks like (from memory, I'm not at school now)
> net use h: \\SERVERNAME\**USERNAME**
> net use s: \\SERVERNAME\dropbox
> net use r: \\SERVERNAME\public_folder
> I can get the last two commands to work, but how can I get Windows to
> give me the username as a variable? I tried %U (which is the Linux
> variable), but what would I insert? Each user has their own home share
> that I want to map. Thank you!
> Paul in Minnesota

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