[Samba] Any way to prevent mapped drives?

John Benedetto jbenedet at unm.edu
Thu Feb 21 09:55:02 GMT 2002

--On Thursday, February 21, 2002 9:05 AM -0500 Gary Algier 
<gaa at ulticom.com> wrote:

> Is there any way to prevent users from mapping drive letters to Samba
> shares?
> We are constantly getting user problems like: "I can't find my files on
> my F: drive.  Please restore it".  They expect us to know where their
> F: drive was mapped.  We try to show users how to use UNCs and shortcuts,
> but I would like to prevent mapped drives.
Using a logon script which maps drives FOR the user is one way to rein this 
problem in (at least a little).  Because of this, most of our users have no 
idea that they *CAN* map a drive to a different letter.

- john

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