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Old 01-27-2009, 01:02 PM
Joshua M. Putnam Joshua M. Putnam is offline
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Default Network drives not visible

This isn't a new problem, it just hasn't been a problem to me until now. Basically when I login under the Novell Login, and go to My Computer there are no network drives.
Network discovery is on, as well as file sharing (if that would restrict the viewing).
As far as I know, I haven't disabled any service which would affect networking.
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Old 01-27-2009, 02:25 PM
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Be sure you are logging on on campus.
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Old 01-27-2009, 06:46 PM
Joshua M. Putnam Joshua M. Putnam is offline
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Be sure you are logging on on campus.

Well....I'm running through the ad.drew.edu network that's accessed via the ethernet cable plugged into the walls of the dorm :/
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:06 PM
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You can be logged into the Active Directory domain (ad.drew.edu or DREW-AD), but if you're not logged into the Novell environment as well, you're not going to see the mapped drives.

If you've got XP and you have "workstation only" checked at the login dialog or you have the "Off campus" vs "On campus" option selected, you can easily have this happen. On Vista, you've got to make sure you've selected the "Novell Login" credential provider when logging in, and not the Microsoft one.
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Old 01-28-2009, 12:31 AM
Joshua M. Putnam Joshua M. Putnam is offline
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You can be logged into the Active Directory domain (ad.drew.edu or DREW-AD), but if you're not logged into the Novell environment as well, you're not going to see the mapped drives.

If you've got XP and you have "workstation only" checked at the login dialog or you have the "Off campus" vs "On campus" option selected, you can easily have this happen. On Vista, you've got to make sure you've selected the "Novell Login" credential provider when logging in, and not the Microsoft one.

I'm running Vista, and I'm logging in through the Novell Login
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:43 AM
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Joshua,

You're right, this is a common issue with the Vista machines. There's no rhyme or reason to it - sometimes you just get bumped off the network. What you can do is right click on the Novell icon (the red "N") in the tray at the bottom of the desktop. Click on Login, then log in to the network normally. You should be able to see the network drives after that.
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