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On EE this morning someone asked how to map a drive to only two users, so that wherever they logged in, they got their mapped drive. Seemed like a good Idea for a post so here you go;
If you do not already have one, create a group for your users.
Add the users, (as appropriate).
On a Domain Controller > Administrative Groups > Locate the OU that contains your users (Note: if your users are in multiple OU’s, then after you have created the policy simply ‘Link‘ it to the applicable OUs).
Edit the policy.
User Configuration > Preferences > Windows Settings > Drive Maps > New > Mapped Drive > Action = Create > Location = Set the UNC path to the mapped drive > Tick ‘reconnect’ > Label as ‘What you want the user to see it called’ > Select the drive letter you want > Apply > OK > Close the policy editor.
With the policy selected > Delegation. > Advanced > Authenticated Users > REMOVE ‘Apply Group Policy’.
Add. >Add in your ‘Security Group’.
ALLOW ‘Apply Group Policy’ > Apply > OK.
Then either wait, or force a group policy update.
To prove it’s not all ‘Smoke and Mirrors‘, I log on as one of those users and…
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