I: Inbox not visible

I: Inbox not visible

After the deployment of new features on 2021-11-14 not all VMs can see the I-drive (Inbox)


  1. In the VM
    1. Open File Explorer
    2. Go to c:\Scripts
    3. Right click MountStorageDriveToVirtualMachine.ps1 and open in notepad or notepad++
      1. If not visible, choose Open with .... and select Notepad
    4. Find the text in marked BLACK BOLD below
    5. Copy and paste it below
    6. Make the RED BOLD changes
    7. Save the file, close the file
    8. Run the .ps1 file (right click, run)
    9. If I-drive doesn't show:
      1. restart the VM, if this fails, create a ticket

  1. $DriveName = "Z"
  2. $PSDrive = Get-PSDrive -Name $DriveName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  3. if ($PSDrive) {
  4.     Remove-PSDrive -Name $DriveName -Confirm:$false
  5. }
  6. New-PSDrive -Name $DriveName -Credential $Credential -Persist -Root "\\$storageAccountName.file.core.windows.net\data" -PSProvider FileSystem -Scope Global

  7. $InboxDriveName = "I"
  8. $InboxPSDrive = Get-PSDrive -Name $InboxDriveName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
  9. if ($InboxPSDrive) {
  10.     Remove-PSDrive -Name $InboxDriveName -Confirm:$false
  11. }
  12. New-PSDrive -Name $InboxDriveName -Credential $Credential -Persist -Root "\\$storageAccountName.file.core.windows.net\inbox" -PSProvider FileSystem -Scope Global

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