Maping Problem in Windows 2012 Server

Microsoft Windows server 2012 standard 6...
January 21, 2015 at 05:42:54
Specs: WINDOWS 2012 Server, Intel 3.2Ghz
hi i have recently installed windows server 2012 server and i have an issue i cannot map drive on users and i have had the same problem in windows server 2008,

untill unless i dont give users administrator rights i cannot see the map drive in the current logged user, is there any other way to do this thing because i dont want to give administrator rights to a standard user and also want to map a drive for every user in my network please do let me know. your highly response back will be highly appreciated.. Thanks

KaShIf AfTaB


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#1
January 21, 2015 at 08:40:39
You need to give the users permission to access both the folder and the drive. You do this in the Security tab of the Properties dialog.

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#2
January 28, 2015 at 02:39:46
they must have or be part of a group that has at least read permissions. remember deny always overrides allow

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#3
February 25, 2016 at 07:19:48
Before I make some suggestions, I would like to know whether your machines are either on domain or workgroup.

If on workgroup:
-Let all PCs maintain the same workgroup name.
-Make sure all network PCs maintain a unique account with Admin right(for support and authentications) and individual PC's user account with standard user right.
-Map drive with either IP address or PC name(for security reason make sure you hide drive with $ sign).

If on domain:
-Map drive accordingly and if there is any issue add users account in user account option of control panel or do a group policy for local admins on network PC.

I hope this help.

Good luck

BADAIRO ABDULAZEEZ O.
IT SUPPORT, Union Trustees Limited
Lagos, Nigeria.
Founder of a proposed IT Hardware Service Company(Azedas Computer Technologies).


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