I have sucessfully used GPO (not logon script) to map network drives from Server2008 (Standard) to a Windows 7 Professional (64 bit) machine. I want to place shortcuts on the desktop of all users to those mapped drives. I have tried using the
GPO but not sure what I am missing.
I have tried:
Target type: File System Object
Target Path: N:\ (the mapped drive letter)
In the GPO, go to User Configuration -> Preferences
-> Windows Settings -> Shortcuts
Create a new Shortcut with the following properties:
Action: Replace, or Update. Take your pick Name: Mapped Drive Name Target type: File System Object Location: Desktop Target path: \\servername\sharename Arguments: Start in: Shortcut key: None Run: Normal Window Comment: A description goes here
Run in logged-on user's security context - Checked
You can extend this concept to map folders with the user's username or other variables in them. See
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