Secure Mobile Access 10.2 User Guide

Configuring Batch File Commands

NetExtender Connection Scripts can support any valid batch file commands. For more information on batch files, see the following Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.bat. The following tasks provide an introduction to some commonly used batch file commands.

  1. To configure the script that runs when NetExtender connects, click Edit “NxConnect.bat.” The NxConnect.bat file is displayed.
  2. To configure the script that runs when NetExtender disconnects, click Edit “NxDisconnect.bat.” The NxConnect.bat file is displayed.
  3. By default, the NxConnect.bat file contains examples of commands that can be configured, but no actual commands. Too add commands, scroll to the bottom of the file.
  4. To map a network drive, enter a command in the following format:

    net use drive-letter\\server\share password /user:Domain\name

    For example to if the drive letter is z, the server name is engineering, the share is docs, the password is 1234, the user’s domain is eng and the username is admin, the command would be the following:

    net use z\\engineering\docs 1234 /user:eng\admin

  5. To disconnect a network drive, enter a command in the following format:

    net use drive-letter: /delete

    For example, to disconnect network drive z, enter the following command:

    net use z: /delete

  6. To map a network printer, enter a command in the following format:

    net use LPT1 \\ServerName\PrinterName /user:Domain\name

    For example, if the server name is engineering, the printer name is color-print1, the domain name is eng, and the username is admin, the command would be the following:

    net use LPT1 \\engineering\color-print1 /user:eng\admin

  7. To disconnect a network printer, enter a command in the following format:

    net use LPT1 /delete

  8. To launch an application enter a command in the following format:

    C:\Path-to-Application\Application.exe

  9. For example, to launch Microsoft Outlook, enter the following command:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\outlook.exe

  10. To open a Web site in your default browser, enter a command in the following format:

    start http://www.website.com

  11. To open a file on your computer, enter a command in the following format:

    C:\Path-to-file\myFile.doc

  12. When you have finished editing the scripts, save the file and close it.

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