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    Im being silly............

    I've just re-written a few logon scripts.....both a .bat and .vbs file.

    The logon script applies perfect on my computer ONLY for some reason......but if i go to another pc or laptop nothing, I know this is a silly problem!!

    any ideas?

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    What does the script do?

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    could we see it? my guess is that it will have a local reference on it.

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    Maps network drives

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    Please can we see the code as there could be variations in code.

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    Here we are, bog standard it is:



    @echo off
    Net Use I: \\shackleton\IT
    Net Use H: \\shackleton\Home\%username%
    Net Use Y: \\yoda\data
    Net Use P: \\shackleton\ReceptionPlasma
    Net Use S: \\skinnerssims\SIMS
    Net Use G: \\shackleton\UTILS
    Net Use M: \\shackleton\MediaShared

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    change it to, it should work then. You will need to use the full DNS name.

    Code:
    @echo off
    Net Use I: \\shackleton.domain.local\IT
    etc....
    Another option would be to use the IP address instead of the server name.

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    I've never had todo that before.


    Ian.

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    you will now becuase of the trust i am in a forest with 10 domains and we have to do it.

    you might also have to set forwarding DNS servers

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    change it to, it should work then. You will need to use the full DNS name.

    Code:
    @echo off
    Net Use I: \\shackleton.domain.local\IT
    etc....
    Another option would be to use the IP address instead of the server name.
    Nope, didnt work.

    Ian.

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    Take the echo off, and run the script visibly on a workstation other than your own.

    If your default dns suffix is set correctly you shouldn't need the full name.

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    Where does teh script run from?

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    I've gone onto a laptop, logged on as me..........

    I run the batch locally and runs fine but still not applying when logging on

    (and yes I have put it all in the AD and GP etc)

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    Have the drive letters already been assigned for something else on other machines? Maybe from an old script?

    EDIT: Ignore me - updated whilst replying

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    nope, no network drives are connected or anything, no old ones.

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