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By rraheb ·
Hi,
I need to have a network drive on an NT4 server mapped to a drive on a workstation at system start up. i.e. if no one logs on to the machine, the drive will be mapped.

Is this possible? Do you have any suggestions?

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by vance In reply to Map a network drive witho ...

yes it is possible:
load dos as well as the proper dos
drivers for your network card and
then ping the machine name and it will
return the ip adress. Use the ip address
to gain access to the machine. be aware that
you will need to know a local machine login
to athenticate.

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by howard_pincham In reply to Map a network drive witho ...

I am not sure if I understand your question. I need more information. I think that you are saying that you need to have a workstation mapped to a shared drive on a server so that a service running on the workstation can use it regardless of a user being logged on. This is possible. Simply map the drive, configure the service to start automatically, and to use the mapped drive. This connection should remain regardless of a local user being present or not.

It would be simpler however to just use the UNC of the resource on the server, but again, I am guessing about your application. Please provide more details.

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