Script Resource map drive

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    I'm trying to execute a DSC configuration which contains a script resource to map a network drive – this drive is a storage account in Azure.  If i execute the script block outside of DSC it maps the drive as expected,  but with the DSC execution the drive doesn't get mapped. It executes the script block, but i assume because DSC executes under a system account the drive isn;t visible.

    Is there anyway i can execute the script block within DSC under the context of a local user account, or any other way i can get this drive to be persistent across accounts?

    The reason i need this drive mapped, is because once the drive is mapped the dsc script then pulls a load of file/folders from this location, so maybe there is a better way to do this?

    Any help would be really appreciated




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    Yes you can run DSC configuration with different user context. Please go through below documentation.

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