Managing Shares on a server level

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  1. jiggilo

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    Currently i am manging shares for my users by having a VB script run that maps a share to a drive letter on the users computer.

    Problem is now we have 20 some shares, and i'm getting close to running out of drive letters to use across the board to map more shares.

    What other options do i have here for managing this many shares?
     
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    Yes but this requires the drives to be actual partitions (not mapped network drives).

    So it doesn't really help , ive been looking into this and it doesnt seem to do much unless your running out of drive letters for partitions
     
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    Everyone really has to use ~20 shares?

    Try settings up "roots" of the shares.

    Instead of:

    d: \\server\root\share1
    g: \\server\root\share2

    Just have:

    d: \\server\root\

    And the users can just access all the shares beyond root. :noes:
     
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    And when I say root, I don't mean root root, more like the roots of a tree...or a bush.
     

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