1.5 Mapping Network Drives

When you map a drive, you create a connection to a drive on the network. After the drive is mapped, you can use it like a local hard disk, provided you have sufficient rights on the drive. You can map to a specific folder on the drive or to the root of the drive.

  1. Right-click Novell Client tray application icon, then click Novell Map Network Drive.

    Novell Map Directory Dialog Box
  2. Select the drive letter you want to use for the network connection.

  3. Specify the path to the directory you want to map.

    The path can be in either of these formats:

    Universal Naming Convention format: \\server\volume\directory\subdirectory

    Novell format: server\volume:\directory\subdirectory

    NOTE:A volume is a segment of a server. The volumes of a server display next to folder icons when you double-click a server.

    You can also click the Browse button and locate the directory you want to map.

  4. (Optional) To reestablish this drive mapping the next time you log in, select Check to always map this drive letter when you start Windows.

    HINT:To prevent the automatic drive mapping in the next log in, disconnect the mapped drive.

  5. (Optional) Select Map Search Drive if you want to specify the drive as a search drive.

    If you select Map Search Drive, you can choose whether this mapping should be at the beginning or the end of the path.

  6. Click Map.