[Samba] Problem with network share

Christoph Scheeder christoph.scheeder at scheeder.de
Wed Dec 22 08:16:35 GMT 2004

this Z:mapping is a standard "feature" of win2k/xp if you do 
domain-logons and have set logon path to a real path.
set it to

logon path =

This disables roaming profiles and the mapping of the Z: drive
completly. if you need roaming profiles you can alternatively set

logon drive = Y:

to make windows map the profile-share to Y: instead of Z:

Fabio Viero schrieb:
> Hi
> I have the following problem. I had just added a windows XP Pro machine 
> to a domain. This process was just fine, but when a user logs on the 
> system creates the needed shares they are:
> H: for homes (default, i think)
> Other 2 shares for apps needed
> and Z: share also mapped to the home folder.
> My problem is Z. Beyond being "re-shared" this Z drive is used by a 
> network application of vital importance. The use of startup system on 
> the machine itself is not a solution. I just want this Z drive to be 
> gone...so can map it to the correct place. This drive IS NOT being 
> mapped by any logon scripts on the samba server neither on the WIN XP 
> machine.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Cheers.

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