NET USE in pre/post command...

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  1. rjensen007

    rjensen007 Registered Member

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    Is it possible to map a drive in the 'Pre/Post command' dialogue directly, or do I have to create a batch file? I simply want to run the commands:
    pre: NET USE \\Storage\phi pass /PERSISTENT:no
    post: NET USE \\Storage\phi /delete

    Thanks,
    Roy Jensen
     
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    Hi,
    The first thing that crosses my mind is to say ''why don't you try it''.
    Afterward, you come back here and you tell us.

    But all in all, I'm inclined to say you have to create a batch file with the note pad where you write your script and save it with a .bat extension.This one will work for sure as I'm already using it.
     
  3. rjensen007

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    Well, I kinda assumed that it would be intuitively obvious that I tried and couldn't get it to work. Hence the reason for the post.

    But okay: all the variants I tried (before the original post) failed.

    Please advise if anyone has gotten the following commands to work in the 'Pre/Post command' dialogue directly, or do I have to create a batch file?

    Pre: NET USE \\Storage\phi password /PERSISTENT:no
    Post: NET USE \\Storage\phi /delete

    Thanks,
    Roy Jensen
     
  4. foghorne

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    I would always use a batch file as it makes it easier to add and remove stuff after a schedule has been setup. I'm not sure about this, but have you tried escaping your backslashes when running from a pre or post directly?

    E.g.NET USE \\\\Storage\\phi password /PERSISTENT:no

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  5. bodgy

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    Have you tried using the IP address instead of the share name?

    If you map to a drive letter (which can be flaky in XP) does that make any difference?


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  6. rjensen007

    rjensen007 Registered Member

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    To conclude this thread, the following procedure works :thumb:
    Command: CMD​
    Arguments: /c NET USE \\storage\phi pass /PERSISTENT:no​
    Arguments: /c NET USE \\Storage\phi /delete​

    /c

    Thanks!
    Roy Jensen
     
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