Drive Maps Extension
Applies To: Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012
Group Policy includes the Drive Maps preference extension. For users, this extension allows you to:
Create dynamic drive mappings to network shares.
Create dynamic drive mappings to network shares using alternate user credentials.
Modify mapped drives and their properties.
Delete a single mapped drive.
Delete all mapped drives or all mapped drives from a designated drive letter onward.
Hide or show a single drive or all drives, both mapped and physical.
You can create and configure Mapped Drive preference items for any domain-based Group Policy object (GPO). You configure the settings by editing a GPO using the Group Policy Management Console. When editing a GPO, you can find this preference extension at the following location:
** └ Preferences**
** └ Windows Settings**
** └ Drive Maps**
For information about how to use this extension to create and configure a preference item, see the following topics: