Using the Internet Explorer browser, you can add a Web folder that points to a share on the OES server by doing the following:
IMPORTANT:The directory you are linking to must already exist on the OES server and fall within the scope of a defined share. Also, the directory’s owner (eDirectory Samba user) must have the same login name and password as a user on the Windows workstation you are using.
Share names and the server directories they point to are defined by using the Samba Management plug-in for iManager or by editing the /etc/samba/smb.conf file on the OES 2 server. For more information and setting up shares, see Section 7.5, Typical Samba Configuration Scenarios.
Log in to your Windows workstation.
Open Internet Explorer.
In thefield, type the Samba server name and share name as follows:
where DNS_Name_or_IP is the IP address or DNS name of the Samba server and share_name is a share name specified in the /etc/samba/smb.conf file (the most common share name is
For example, to access the homes share on a server with the host name myserver, you would type \\myserver.full.dns.name\homes in the field.
To make the folder automatically available, click> > .