[jcifs] mapping a network drive
Allen, Michael B (RSCH)
Michael_B_Allen at ml.com
Mon Sep 3 12:41:05 EST 2001
PS: You can also do System.getRuntime.exec("net use L \\\\server\\share\\path\\to\\file") but that's sketchy.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Allen, Michael B (RSCH) [SMTP:Michael_B_Allen at ml.com]
> Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2001 10:29 PM
> To: 'Forrest Samuels'
> Cc: 'jcifs at samba.org'
> Subject: RE: [jcifs] mapping a network drive
> If you simply want to access a file you can use jCIFS but it doesn't used
> "drive letters". If you are commited to Windows you can use a UNC path
> with the plain java.io.File class like new
> File("\\server\share\path\to\file.doc"). If you wan't drive letters for some
> reason you must have the user "Map Network Drive" before running the
> program. I don't know of a Java program that can Map Network Drive
> automatically but it would not be hard to write some c to do it. You only
> need jCIFS if you wan't your program to be portable or if you need to
> access special low level NetBIOS/CIFS/SMB functionality.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Forrest Samuels [SMTP:fsamuels at yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, September 02, 2001 10:21 PM
> > To: jcifs at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: [jcifs] mapping a network drive
> > I am working on a way to access shares on other
> > systems on a windows platform and I need a file based
> > on a drive. I am looking for a way to map the share so
> > I can access it by drive letter. Is there anyway to do
> > this with jcifs?
> > -Forrest
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