The Credentials Manager service does not save credentials when you try to map a drive by using a "net use" command together with the "/savecred" option

Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
  • You have other computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • Both of computers are in a same workgroup.
In this scenario, the Credentials Manager (CredMan) service does not save credentials when you try to map a drive by using a net use command together with the /savecred option.

Note This behavior differs from Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP.

More Information

For more information about the "Net use" command, visit the following Web site: For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960646 If the "Reconnect at logon" option is selected, a network drive that is mapped to a Web share is displayed as a red X after you restart a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008

Eigenschaften

Artikelnummer: 971152 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 18.05.2009 – Revision: 1

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