Windows 7 Pro Mapped Drives not mapping using GPO


  • Hello,

    I can seem to figure out for the life of me why this mapped drive gpo isn't applying to my machine (for testing).

    Here are my current settings. I've tried changing these settings with no luck...

    MUNIS Documentation
    Data collected on: 12/16/2016 2:08:59 PM
    Created 10/21/2015 11:11:42 AM
    Modified 12/16/2016 1:43:22 PM
    User Revisions 114 (AD), 114 (sysvol)
    Computer Revisions 1 (AD), 1 (sysvol)
    Unique ID {058C2191-1B0F-408E-A160-F81D19976B4E}
    GPO Status Enabled
    Location Enforced Link Status   Path
    No Enabled

    This list only includes links in the domain of the GPO.
    Security Filtering
    The settings in this GPO can only apply to the following groups, users, and computers:
    These groups and users have the specified permission for this GPO
    Name Allowed Permissions Inherited
    NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM Edit settings, delete, modify security No
    TH\Domain Admins Edit settings, delete, modify security No
    TH\Enterprise Admins Edit settings, delete, modify security No
    TH\Munis Read (from Security Filtering) No
    Computer Configuration (Enabled)
    Administrative Templates
    Policy definitions (ADMX files) retrieved from the central store.
    System/Group Policy
    Policy Setting Comment
    Configure Drive Maps preference extension policy processing Enabled
    Allow processing across a slow network connection Disabled
    Process even if the Group Policy objects have not changed Enabled
    Background priority Idle
    User Configuration (Enabled)
    Windows Settings
    Drive Maps
    Drive Map (Drive: M)
    M: (Order: 1)
    Action Create
    Letter M
    Location \\engnas\MUNIS_Documentation
    Reconnect Disabled
    Label as MUNIS_Documentation
    Use first available Enabled
    Hide/Show this drive Show
    Hide/Show all drives No change
    Stop processing items on this extension if an error occurs on this item No
    Run in logged-on user's security context (user policy option) Yes
    Remove this item when it is no longer applied No
    Apply once and do not reapply No
    Item-level targeting: Security Group
    Attribute Value
    bool AND
    not 0
    name TH\Munis
    sid S-1-5-21-1064443398-2000015311-717172434-1297
    userContext 1
    primaryGroup 0


    Friday, December 16, 2016 7:18 PM


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  • Also here is snippet gpo log of my machine....

    GPSVC(48c.1a50) 13:04:52:649 ProcessGPOs: Processing extension Group Policy Drive Maps
    GPSVC(48c.1a50) 13:04:52:649 ReadStatus: Read Extension's Previous status successfully.
    GPSVC(48c.1a50) 13:04:52:649 CompareGPOLists:  The lists are the same.
    GPSVC(48c.1a50) 13:04:52:649 CompareGPOLists:  The lists are the same.
    GPSVC(48c.1a50) 13:04:52:649 ProcessGPOs: Extension Group Policy Drive Maps skipped with flags 0x210006.

    Friday, December 16, 2016 7:23 PM
  • Hi,
    Please run gpresult /r command to see if the GPO is applied successfully or not.
    Here is an article regarding to map drive, you could follow it to try again:
    Also, here is a KB about a similar problem, please check if it helps:
    Group Policy preference item-level targeting does not work for 64-bit versions of Windows 7
    Best regards,

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    Monday, December 19, 2016 6:46 AM
  • > I can seem to figure out for the life of me why this mapped drive gpo isn't applying to my machine (for testing).
    Monday, December 19, 2016 9:25 AM
  • MS16-072 is installed
    Monday, December 19, 2016 2:08 PM
  • Hi Wendy,
    After running gpresult /r I can see the gpo isn't being applied. I did some troubleshooting and determined my issue is related to security filtering. I originally had it set to be applied to a specific group. I removed that and set it to authenticated users and my drive mapped on my machine.

    Should I leave the security filtering set to authenticated and make the change under the targeting section in the gpo? I guess I can just try that but would like to hear your thoughts on this. Thank you!


    Monday, December 19, 2016 2:23 PM
    • Marked as answer by Tony414 Monday, December 19, 2016 6:38 PM
    Monday, December 19, 2016 3:46 PM
  • are you seeing the mapped drive gpo listed as being no applied?, if not you may need to either wait for replication or run gpupdate/force on all domain controllers and your workstation.
    Monday, December 19, 2016 3:48 PM
  • Haha!! Now I see what you are saying :) Now I got some reading and fixing to do. Thank you :)

    Monday, December 19, 2016 5:29 PM