Associate a local drive letter with a shared storage area over the network.


  1. Start the VMware Dynamic Environment Manager Management Console.
  2. Click the User Environment tab.
  3. Select Drive Mapping and click Create.
  4. Enter a name for the settings definition.
  5. Configure the drive mapping settings.
    Option Description
    Drive letter The drive letter to assign.
    Remote path The UNC path of the share. Can contain environment variables.
    Friendly name (Optional) The description that appears in Windows Explorer. Only available if Run asynchronously is enabled.
    Skip if drive letter is in use (Optional) If enabled, the drive is not mapped if the specified drive letter is in use. If not enabled, the existing mapping is removed.
    Run once (Optional) If enabled, the drive mapping only occurs once.
    Undo at logoff and refresh during drive mapping refresh (Optional) If enabled, the drive is unmapped when a user logs off and it is processed again during a user environment refresh.
    Run asynchronously (Optional) If enabled the drive mapping occurs in the background. If not enabled, FlexEngine waits for the drive mapping to finish before continuing.
    Note: You cannot select Run once and Undo at logoff at the same time.
  6. Click Save.