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Logon Scripts: Using KiXtart and.ini Files

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Anybody who manages user accounts knows the advantage of automating the task. The last thing you want to do is visit every desktop to ensure that the users' Windows computers are set up to work properly with your network. One common way to get around this is to use batch files and scripts to smooth the process. Matthew Moran shows you an easy way to gain control of user logons with Kixtart, a free-format scripting language.

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In order to see the full impact of this script example, add your user account to the newly created AGroup. Log back in and re-run the scripts. You should now receive the drive mappings contained in both the [Domain Users] and [AGroup] sections of the drivemapping.ini file. You can add new group sections by simply copying the format for any of the sections.

Now add a few additional drive mappings into an existing section of the drivemappings.ini file and re-run the script.

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