The Drive Mappings object configures network drive mappings. Giving you the ability to redirect a local resource to a shared network resource from a centralized location.
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Under the Settings Tab
• Use the Letter drop down to select a drive letter to map.
• In the Path field enter the folder location that the selected drive letter will be mapped to. The folder location should be specified in the form of a proper UNC path.
Desktop Authority’s dynamic variable selection is available for this field by pressing F2. You can also use the Browse button to navigate to the network share.
• Use the Delete check box to remove any persistent drive mappings to the drive letter specified in the Letter entry.
• Use the Persistent check box will make a drive mapping persistent. The drive will be mapped each time the user logs onto the network, even if Desktop Authority is not running.
• Use the Hide from Windows Explorer check box to hide the mapped drive letter. Hiding a drive, hides it from Windows Explorer and My Computer. Although the drive is hidden, it is still available for applications to use.
• Use the Explorer label field to change the default drive label as shown in Explorer. This label is only available on Microsoft 2000 operating systems and newer. Desktop Authority’s dynamic variable selection is available for this field by pressing F2.
• The If this drive fails to map drop down gives you the ability to change the action of a drive mapping if there is a problem when attempting to map to the specified drive. Select Continue, Alert and Continue, or Alert and Logoff from the list.
Select the Validation Logic tab to set the validation rules for this element.
Select the Notes tab to create any additional notes needed to document the profile element.
Once the element configuration is complete. Save the element. And then Replicate the changes.