Z:-drive not available in newly created VM from image
A VM based on an image does not mount the Z-drive for those who were part of the VM from which the image was created. However this is visible:
- Create VM-templates for your Workspace
- Creating VM images for Shared Gallery
For some reason that we still have to identify, the image retains a 'memory' of Z-drive for those profiles that were part of the VM prior creating the image.
To check for the error:
- Go to c:\scripts
- run the .ps1 file (right click, run)
Below is the resolution that only needed to be done once.
Open powershell windows (type powershell at command key; cmd)
- net use
if z:-drive is disconnected then:
- net use /delete z:
To mount the drives, in Explorer:
- Go to c:\scripts
- run the .ps1 file (right click, run as admin)
Normally this would resolve the issue.
If the above fails to show the z: and i: drive, please restart the VM; z-drive should now be available, quickest way (more steps, but much quicker time wise):
- Click on the VM in myDRE portal.
- Click the icon manage & monitor VM (the phone icon).
- Click on the link underneath the QR code.
- In the new tab, look on top, left of middle for restart.
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