The drive mapping is done in a seperate script called by the main one. Logon script created by steve scotter spectrum computer solutions. Whats the new syntax for mapping drive letters in windows 7. I am attempting to create a map that compiles all of the bus routes in my area for my work so that we can direct college students to the correct route so that they can volunteer at various organizations in the community. May 12, 2004 well, in windows 98 through xp, you can run a net use command and append a user name and password at the end of the drive mapping statement. Easy network drive mapping with custom labels and icons. The description for event id 55 in source kixtart cannot be found. Kixtart is the best way ive found to map drives via ad group. The file is not a windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the c. All the users are connected vto the various printers in the office via driect tcpip printing. And the kixtart manual would be a very good resource for converting the. Please submit any corrections or comments if you feel so moved auto map network drives on login for all users.
I also demonstrated how to communicate with a user, map network drives, and handle inputoutput to the screen and files. This article is based on a case where a kixtart script of 1031 lines was converted to a richer 251 line fasttrack script. I would very much appreciate your suggestions and comments via the online feedback form. I am having trouble mapping group shares to a user, when that user is a member of multiple groups. But im to bad to fix this this is what i have done so far if ingroup printer group 1 run install. If ingroup does not work anymore in your kix script try to delete the. Hi, is is possible for a logon script to run based on the group a compter is in. This main one runs as it changes the background on the desktop. Fasttrack logon config mapping onedrive as drive letter mapping. Here is a partial example of each of these categories in kixtart.
Kixtart aug 02, 20 kixtart cant read the file because it is wrong format. Kixtart is a freeformat scripting language which allows to automate extensive configuration tasks, for example, but not limited to windows logon events. This web site is dedicated to kixforms, the most powerful graphical plugin for the popular kixtart scripting language. Get your kix on route 66 powerful login scripts made. Kixtart logon script comparison fasttrack automation studio. Save the following batch file which calls your kixtart script as login. The precise system requirements for the kixtart application are included in the softwares manual. Not sure why xp would have its command line behave like that, but stranger things have happened.
Scripts thread, script to run command based on ad group of the computer in coding and web development. We have just added 2 new windows 7 64bit machines to our network. This article covers the basics of using a kix login script to configure your citrix users environment. The straight forward kixtart statements to map drives\folder all work properly no ingroup test. Guys ive got a kixtart script for logon but for mapping drives i want to move to a ini file model so the kixtart script checks which ad groups a user is in and then maps the drives for that gr. Hi, instead of using scripts have you tried the same. The problem that im having, and that i would like to alleviate is that when an end user logs on, and. To use this command, replace driver name with the driver s name as it appears in the. Solved mapping drive with kixtart issue spiceworks. Kixtart logon script ingroup funtion not properly testing domain groups. Currently i run a kixtart logon script from a logon. To map printers to particular rooms, i used something like. I echod out errors to see what was happening, and it would say the drive is already mapped, even after rebooting with only c mapped. Click the question mark icons to view the md5 and sha1 checksums for the zipped sources.
As an administrator, you have a choice of many different scripting languages. In it, we would map drives based on either which group the user was in andor what a custom registry entry said. Mapping a network drive to sharepoint 2007 authentication. Instead of annoying the user with the details of mapping drives. Apr 08, 2010 login script problems we recently moved to a different domain, previous to that, our dc had our login script and all worked well. Currently, we are using a kix script to map the drives. You may be able to use the auxsource flag to retrieve this description. How to create a windows batch file to map multiple drives. Find answers to problem using in ingroup command from kixtart from the expert community at experts exchange. In part 2, ill discuss some more of the basic elements. All pokemon disappear after only 1 minute, the map is broken. We are switching from novell to nt and have been trying to make this kixtart thing work. Theres a kixtart command called ingroup that should make you very, very happy. The login script is defined in our gpo and works well for everyone else running xp, im the only one on win7 and its not running for me.
Create a dsn to access a sql server database with odbc. Automatically map network drives on domain login for all. You can use group policy preferences to apply the primters to the groups you want without scripting. Previously ive mapped printers using a local file on the c. We would like to thank kawasaki for kindly allowing us to show part of their conversion work. Is there an easy and convenient way to map drive letters based on what groups a member might be associtaed with. Well, in windows 98 through xp, you can run a net use command and append a user name and password at the end of the drive mapping statement. Weve got a windows 2003 server environment with users on xp. Find answers to kixtart logon script ingroup funtion not properly testing domain groups from the expert community at experts. I double checked the differences between your script and theirs, but couldnt find any difference.
In prior blogs i covered some basics about kixtart. We cannot provide support for this product, so in case of a problem, turn to the developer of kixtart. Kixtart is a freeformat scripting language which allows to automate extensive configuration tasks, for example, but not limited to windows logon events installation of kixtart is quite simple, just get the binary, place it somewhere useful i. Guys ive got a kixtart script for logon but for mapping drives i want to move to a ini file model so the kixtart script checks which ad groups a user is in and then maps the drives for that group from a ini file. It was established in 1926 and nat king cole first recorded the song get your kicks on route 66 in 1946 completely unrelated to route 66 of course is kixtart, a free, freeformat scripting language. Currently, in the kix script, it maps the drive based on the user name each personal drive is named the same as the user id. Day to day observations as well as bitches and complaints. Asking for help, clarification, or responding to other answers. In part 1 of this series of daily drill downs, i introduced kixtart and examined a few constructs and commands available in the language. Map network drive if user memberof group vbscript script.
Kind of solved local kixtart script not running during. One of niantics updates removed spawn timers from pokemon until theres little time left until they despawn. Our scripts use kixtart, though i havent used this before and am not too familiar with it. I was able to get through the first part of the script in the link below, but for some reason it wouldnt map the drives. Click the floppy disk icons to download the zipped sources. This will automatically log the user in as well as map the drives for them to the windows server.
Kixtart function mapdrive by spiceymike on sep 1, 2010 at 06. Although kixtart is primarily used to create logon scripts, you can also use it as a generalpurpose scripting tool for windows administration. Kixtart to fasttrack logon script conversion many of our customers are porting from kixtart to fasttrack. Extracting and using domain user groups in a logon script 9 posts. In this series of articles i focus on how an you can use scripting in a terminal server citrix metaframe environment for common and recurring tasks. Delete persistent you can delete all drives, depending on kix version use delete persistent or use delete persistent. We will focus on the idea of drive mapping, a common use of batch scripting for. Mole would like to take a moment to assure you that while he frequently recommends the kixtart utility to it pros, he has never accepted so much as a single can of mountain dew from its manufacturer. But what if you need to map multiple drives at once, or you want to always map the drive when you logon to your computer. In part 1 of this series, richard charrington shows. Automatically map network drives on domain login for all users.
The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message dll files to display messages from a remote computer. Just had a thought that mapping printers via logon script might be good. Setting up logon scripts outlook signatures onedrive mapping sharepoint. Action creates an odbc connection on the client desktop to a sql server database. May 17, 2000 in part 1 of this series of daily drill downs, i introduced kixtart and examined a few constructs and commands available in the language. Hi, ive writtenplagiarized a simple kixtart script to map 3 network drives during logon which works if run manually so i know the script is ok. I originally created all my scripts manually, and merged them into one big file using if ingroup to determine which lines applied to which group of people. Functions such as ingroup to determine group membership. One a laptop run our basic drive mapping kixtart script whilst the other a desktop doesnt.
Unfortunately i do not have any latitude or longetude coordinates that would help me create a line file in arcgis or other. You may be able to use the auxsource flag to retrieve this description see help and support for details. This article is based on a case where a kixtart script of 1031 lines was. Instead of using group policy preferences to map user drives you can set up. Home folder login with kixtart by robert66 18 years ago in reply to home folder login with ki. In yesterdays column you showed a sample script that mapped a drive based on membership in an active directory group. As a point of focus, our goal is to automate away the tedious and mundane. Kixtart function mapdrive script center spiceworks. The best solution is to create a batch file that you can click on, when you need to map the drives, or copy it to your windows user account startup. Login script to map drives based on group membership. Im attempting to set up a login script using kixtart to automatically map to a sharepoint 2007 document folder. Mapping drive if username matches ars technica openforum. Kixtart login script i reject your reality and substitute. Exe in both the domain controllers netlogon share and %systemroot% of each machine.
If youre asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Drive mapping through group preferences server fault. Kixtart having problem mapping a drive expertsexchange. The file from those websites are not verified by the official kixtart. Weve got a got a situation goiong on where were going to end up having to change the ip addresses on some of the printers. Answers from deep inside microsoft certified professional. So i seem to be having an issue with mapping drives with windows 10 pro x64. If ingroup teachers or ingroup office or ingroup pta use g. Please submit any corrections or comments if you feel so moved. Inf file, replace version of driver with the platform for which it was written, generally windows 2000 or xp and replace the \\source\f with the path and. Speedscan does an initial scan to determine all spawn points and their timers and automatically transitions into spawn scanning once it found them all. Creating logon scripts with kixtart, part 4 techrepublic.
We use kixtart to run a script when a user logs on to map all the network drives a user needs, the only thing is that every time a user logs in it removes the mapping and then redoes them, but this is causing an issue with laptop users, because if the laptop user boots up and is not on the network, it then removes the mappings but can find the drive so it does not remap them. May 15, 2011 checking ad group membership from a batch file. The description for event id 2221 in source kixtart cannot be found. One of the first scripts i had to help translate from kixtart to python was our map drives script. Extracting and using domain user groups in a logon script. I am using kixtart for various logon functions within a logon script and am unable to map a specific drive. Kixtart login scripts and windows 7 64bit spiceworks. Ive been trying to find a groupaware logon script for a while now. So i unmapped all drives prior to the mapping script and it would still not map. Windows 9x often wants different drivers even for network depending on what has changed, you would have to knowanticipate all drivers and supply an installation folder, and dialog boxes.
In this case while you can map printers in a login script, you probably shouldnt. Kixtart logon script ingroup funtion not properly testing. Part 1 part 2 part 3 now i want to cover a nifty way to put kixtart to work in a very modular way. Setup printers based upon ad group membership server fault. The same ingroup feature can be used to kixtwrt network connections as well, so here is how you can control connections to network shares based on group membership. To follow up one of my previous posts mapping of network drives via batchfile, here is how you also could solve this kind of task using kixtart. Thanks for contributing an answer to stack overflow. The ultimate guide to terminal server printing design and.
Ive come up with a really quick script to test it, basically on drive that everyone maps and one drive. As always, use the following instructions at your own risk and joy. I want the script to map a group drive for each group the user is a member of, but it only maps one group drive, usually the primary group. You can find the manual in electronic format on kixtarts website as well. I created an if member of statement and placed it in their login script. Save the following batch file to the domain controllers netlogon share as logon. A please save the file in ansi format not utf8 b if your extensions are hidden, save as type. Kixtart logon script ingroup funtion not properly testing domain groups i have a win2003 ad with the usual builtin groups as well as my own domain\security groups. I have figured out how to map the group drive based on their security group, but i am having trouble figuring out how to automatically map the personal drive without having to set it up individually for each user. You can override this behavior by specifying one or more scripts after kix the same ingroup feature can be used to add network connections as well, so here is how you can control connections to network shares based on group membership. Hey all,currently were mapping drive letters either locally annoying or by a logon script which is cumbersome. I have got some samplehelp code but i cant seem to get it working. Find answers to login script to map drives based on group membership from the expert community at experts exchange.987 1217 670 1166 431 885 741 1195 293 1279 1322 1003 1034 129 733 1143 1082 496 675 1462 633 1492 300 1531 737 1484 418 15 259 853 674 254 1380 768 732 494 1085 576 1400