MDT-network path was not found?

Mourad aida 1 Reputation point
2022-06-07T14:48:01.393+00:00

we deploy OS W10 21H2 using network usb that connect machines to deployment share it is working fine but some times we are facing this issue when we deploy more than 2machines at the same time and some times it is working fine.
this issue causes failing of some steps in TS. that mean once the OS deployment finished we find missing application and that happen randomly.

Could ypu please advise in this?

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  1. Simon Ren-MSFT 13,226 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-06-08T07:51:24.037+00:00

    Hi,

    1,Firstly, it's recommended to check the bdd.log and smsts.log on the client to see if there is any helpful information.

    2,The random issue may be related to Antivirus software/Firewall, please remove/disable it to have a try. Similar thread for your reference:
    MDT Error Installing Application Access Denied

    Hope it helps. Thanks for your time.

    Best regards,
    Simon


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  2. Mourad aida 1 Reputation point
    2022-06-08T09:31:03.793+00:00

    Thanks for your ansewr

    i had checked bdd and smsts log and when the issue happen( network path was not found) we can see it on the log and we can see application failure after this message and once the deploymentshare it is mapped again the ts continue.
    for example for today from 8 machines we had 2 machines with missing applications and 6 machines without anu issues.

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  3. Mourad aida 1 Reputation point
    2022-06-08T09:38:35.6+00:00

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  4. Simon Ren-MSFT 13,226 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-06-10T08:40:24.07+00:00

    Hi,

    Thanks for your reply.

    1,The ramdom issue is really strange. Is there any difference between the working and non-working machines? How about disable the firewall?

    2,Please check the bootstrap.ini and customsettings.ini to see if there is anything unusual.

    A similar thread for your reference: MDT Troubleshooting - "Unable to map a network drive to" or "Network Path Not Found"

    Thanks for your time. Have a nice day!

    Best regards,
    Simon


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  5. Mourad aida 1 Reputation point
    2022-06-13T08:41:03.277+00:00

    Hello thank you for ansewr

    the the bootstrap.ini and customsettings.ini it is ok i don't have any backslash in path after the $.

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