[Samba] query about PC setups

Danilo Almeida dalmeida at centeris.com
Fri Jul 7 18:35:45 GMT 2006

Eric wrote:
> My boss claims that it is possible to set up a PC as a Samba client in
> such a way that every Windows user who logs in to that PC will
> automatically be connected to a certain designated Samba share,
> without the user himself having to map the network drive to the Samba
> share.  That is, the boss claims that I, as the administrator of the
> PC, have the power to set up some kind of global mapping for all the
> PC users so that each user doesn't have to do the mapping himself.  Is
> there any truth to this claim?  I haven't found any mention of this
> feature in the Samba documentation.

In case the netlogon stuff did not pan out, here is another way:

One simple way to do this is to set up a script in the All Users Startup
folder (typically C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start
Menu\Programs\Startup) which uses net use to map the drive.

- Danilo

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