[windows2000] Re: Mapping drives the right way

  • From: Robert Funderburk <robfunderburk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2002 17:41:45 -0400

You can set logon scripts based on OU membership in Active Directory.
Congratulations on getting rid of Novell :-)

-Rob


----- Original Message -----
From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2002 3:36 PM
Subject: [windows2000] Mapping drives the right way


>
> Hi there list,
>
> Okay, so we have some Novell administrator type people where I work.
> Finally after years of preaching to them about how much Novell sucks
> (opinion), we're doing away with it.  Novell has something built into it
for
> mapping drives that is like the ifmember Resource Kit utility.  So, one of
> these Novell guys just asked me how the same thing is done in a 2000
domain.
> I told him about the ifmember utility, but then I got to thinking about
it.
> It seems that there must be some other feature to use for mapping drives
> based on group membership.  Like I'm thinking that the correct way to
> connect people to shares based on membership would be by using policies.
> But I may have the wrong idea about what policies are used for.  In an
> environment with 750 users, is there a better way to map people other
than:
>
>
> if member groupname (net use f: \\server\share1)
> if member groupname2 (net use g: \\servershare2)
> etc....
>
>
> I don't see that as being a big deal or an inconvenient way to do it, but
> I'm a big fan of doing things the standard or Microsoft-recommended way as
> opposed to just coming up with something that works.  If this is the
> Microsoft-recommended method, then fine!
>
> Thanks a lot,
>
> Ray at work
>
>
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