• Scripting School: What happens to all those mapped drives?

    Christa Anderson builds on her previous column, which explained the tools you need for automatically connecting to network resources. Here are some scenario-based variations to try and a sample script.

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  • Overnight routines failing due to inexplicable mapped drive disconnect

    We have a Windows 98 system that runs overnight routines and copies data to a mapped drive on a Windows 2000 server. The routines fail because the mapped drive is disconnecting overnight. Clicking on the drive reconnects straightaway, but the connection is lost again overnight. The setup worked...

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  • Auto reboots during open user sessions

    If a user has a drive mapped to a server and the NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers registry key is set to 1, will the server reboot if an update requires it or will it wait until the user has disconnected the mapped drive?

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  • Terminal Services: Accessing the mapped drive

    Come see this editor-selected group of responses to real reader questions by our Terminal Services expert Christa Anderson. In this series, Anderson helps fellow IT pros tackle such issues as accessing the mapped drive with a Windows 2000 server and working in the Remote Administration mode.

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