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Answer: How to I open a file on a network drive

by fundflow (Chaplain)
on Aug 31, 2000 at 21:08 UTC ( #30592=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > network programming > How to I open a file on a network drive - Answer contributed by fundflow

On Unix you need to mount the drive (e.g. via NFS) and put it on the directory tree. Then you'll have something like: /mnt/mountpath/file

On DOS/Windows, you can try: \\machine\drive\file and if your environment is set up fine it will work.

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