Mapping Network Drives Mapping Network Drives

 

The Drive Mapping configuration enables you to map a remote network resource to the user machines. The mapped resource can then be accessed from the local machine using the drive name.

Step 1: Name the Configuration

Provide a name and description for the Drive Mapping configuration.

Step 2: Define Configuration

The table given below list the parameters that have to be specified for mapping a network drive:

Parameter Description

Drive Name

The drive letter that has to be mapped with the resource.

Resource to be Shared

The shared resource in the network that has to be mapped.

Hide from Windows Explorer

To specify whether the mapping has to be hidden in the Windows Explorer. Select this option, if you want to hide.

Drive Label

The label name for the mapped drive that has to displayed in Windows Explorer.

Disconnect all existing network drives before mapping new

Specify whether to disconnect all the existing mappings or not.


1. To map more network drives, click Add More Drives and repeat Step 2. The mapped drive gets added to the List of Drives to be Mapped table.
2. To modify a mapping from this table, select the appropriate row, click icon and change the required values.
3. To delete a mapping from this table, select the appropriate row and click icon.


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Step 3: Define Target

Using  the Defining Targets procedure, define the targets for deploying the Drive Mapping Configuration.

Step 4: Deploy Configuration

Click the Deploy button to deploy the defined Drive Mapping Configuration in the targets defined. The configurations will take effect during the next user logon.

To save the configuration as draft, click Save as Draft.

See also : Managing Configurations and Collections, Viewing Configuration Reports, Defining Targets
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