Connect to Network Folder

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Connect to Network Folder

This step allows you to map a drive to a network share during the Task Sequence. This works in WinPE or the Full OS, and requires you to use an account that has permissions to the share you’re mapping to.

MS Docs

MS Docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/osd/understand/task-sequence-steps#BKMK_ConnectToNetworkFolder

PowerShell:

Not much to this, it’s mapping a drive. I’ve used this before others steps that require access to a specific network location for copying logs, or reading a file from the network, or even copying WIMs after updating them with OSD Builder.

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Common Issues

  • Typos, a path that doesn’t actually exist.
  • Credentials, the account has wrong password or no rights to the path you’ve specified.

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