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In the last two columns, you've created your first script for programmatically mapping to network resources. At this point, you know enough to play around with it.
Try amending the script -- save the original first! -- to map to printer paths instead of network drives; or use the Left function to make Select Case search for the beginnings of words, not the whole thing.
Scripting School: More on connecting to network resources
- What happens to all those mapped drives?
- What about location-based mappings?
- How do I map printers?
- Does Select Case support wildcards?
- How to put the script together
- MapResources sample script
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
When Christa Anderson began working with Windows Server operating systems in 1992, she became increasingly interested in finding more efficient and flexible ways of performing routine tasks. Christa has written extensively about administrative scripting and taught technical sessions on the subject at conferences such as Comdex and CeBIT, helping people who had never done any scripting to write their own scripts in half a day. In addition to her interest in scripting Windows management, Christa is an authority on server-based computing and the program manager for Terminal Services licensing in Longhorn. If you have a scripting question for Christa, please e-mail her at scripting@SearchWinSystems.com.