Network drives

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Network drives

Description

With two dedicated Nexthink Act remote actions, retrieve and map windows network drives. Useful, for example, for assisting during support.

Platforms

  • Windows 10, 8.1 and 7.

License modules

  • Nexthink Act.

Compatibility

  • Nexthink V6.14 and later.

Script Get Network Drives

  • Version 1.0.0.0

Script Description

Retrieves the network drives for a user on a device.

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script manually as interactive user.

Parameters

None.

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Mapped Network Drives StringList Active mapped network drives
2 Mapped NetworkDrives Other StringList Active mapped network drives (used only if character count exceeds 1020)

Script Map Network Drive

  • Version 1.0.0.0

Script Description

This script allows you to map certain network drives (e.g. F:/ to smb//my_network_folder), or to recreate them in case they disappeared (which helps to resolve an incident quickly without the need for access to Group Policies)

Execution context and suggested scheduling

Run the script manually as interactive user.

Parameters

ID Name Description
1 Drive Letter or letters separated by commas to assign the network drive
2 NetworkPath Absolute path or paths separated by commas
3 DelayInSeconds Number of seconds(0..30) to delay the execution to avoid network overload

Outputs

ID Label Type Description
1 Map Status String Result
2 Mapped Network Drives StringList List of mapped network drives

Further Information

Network paths cannot contain commas. Even though a comma is allowed in Windows paths, it is used by Nexthink to split parameters into multiple values.