Virgilio Santia Absent Member.
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F:\LOGIN equivalent drive in Windows XP?

Hi to all

Is it possible for a Windows XP client to have an accessible drive before login occurs similar to the old F:\login of older clients? I would like to have a few files available to the workstation before login (such as certificates for LDAP contextless login).

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Re: F:\LOGIN equivalent drive in Windows XP?


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Re: F:\LOGIN equivalent drive in Windows XP?

The sys:login directory is indeed accessible from a Windows XP workstation without logging in. However normally, trying to access the server triggers a login. The only cases where I have seen non login access to work was on servers with licensing problems.
However you might try if you can access your certificate or any other file you may need by using an UNC path like \\servername\sys\login\rootcert.der or whatever your file is called.
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