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Old 05-18-2003, 10:19 PM   #1
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samba share to lettered drive

mapping a samba share to a letter drive in windows.....this is possible right? If i have on my Linux box /home/robert, isnt it possible to get /home/robert to map to like Z:/ on a windows box?
Old 05-18-2003, 11:42 PM   #2
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ok this was terribly easy:

Once you have logged on to Windows you should proceed as follows:

Right click on the "Network Neighbourhood" or "My Network places" icon
From the pop-up menu choose "Map Network Drive"
In the dialog box choose a drive letter (for example G:)
Then type in the Network path or Folder. This will be something like:
\\castor\mmm45 -- the home directory of a user called "mmm45"
\\softhost\sitesoft -- the location where some site licensed software can be obtained
\\click\ourfolder -- a shared folder on a server called "click"
If you are using Windows2000 and have not logged onto Windows with your Unix password, click the "different user name" link, and in the next dialog-box type in your Unix username and password, and then click "OK"
Click "Finish" or "OK"

My dad now has a Z: drive on his windows machine, an extra 1gig +

Last edited by Robert0380; 05-18-2003 at 11:44 PM.
Old 07-04-2003, 02:25 PM   #3
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The Opposite

I am trying to do the exact opposite of this. I need to map a linux home directory to a share on a Windows 2000 server.

Please help!


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